Within a clear U-turn from their marketing campaign promises to absolve the now 16-year occupation involving Afghanistan, Trump mentioned Monday that his opinions had altered since getting into the White House and that he would certainly carry on this military involvement “as long as we see perseverance and progress” within Afghanistan.
The position has been accepted by pro-war Senators John McCain as well as Lindsey Graham in addition to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a number of Trump’s fiercest Republican pundits.
Lendman informed Press TV on Tuesday in which “the hawks inside Washington will be definitely thrilled, particularly Senators John McCain along with Lindsey Graham.”
“The whole Washington’s – refer to it as – ‘military industrial establishment’ completely adores countless wars. Had Trump at any time declared he was yanking soldiers away from Afghanistan, I believe they’d go at him super harshly,” he explained.
‘American community is fed up with wars’
“The war is going to be 16 yrs old this October 7th – In my opinion the date is – without any end in sight. Not only is Trump carrying on with the war but he’s escalating it. He’s submitting much more troopers over. He didn’t point out precisely what he plans,” Lendman explained.
“He is trying to keep particulars silent underneath his belt. He doesn’t really want a lot of information and facts escaping . since the American general public way back when got very fed up with wars. They don’t enjoy presidents announcing, ‘I’m going to war or perhaps I’m increasing the war,’” he expressed.
“Well, that’s precisely what he’s doing. He boomed to epic proportions Obama’s wars. They are now on the rise , within Afghanistan. Immediately after he became a candidate and prior to being a candidate creating very tough guarantee regarding America’s geopolitical plan, coming down very, very hard up against the wars, calling them crazy…comments like this,” he explained.
‘Trump increasing conflicts’
“In the Middle East, ‘making chaos in the Middle East’, I have faith that has been one of his quotes. An extremely severe remark regarding Afghanistan, stating, ‘we ought to get out, we by no means really should have gotten in, from the beginning, therefore we ought to get out.’ Well, they didn’t move out. He’s 7 months in to his tenure. And today he’s growing the conflict with what number of additional 1000s of United states troopers, who knows,” Lendman reported.
“The purpose they would like to ensure that it stays quiet is really because it doesn’t help to make very good head lines whenever American soldiers keep coming back in human body bags, or they arrive back with crippling injury, which includes post-traumatic stress condition where they just can’t function,” he mentioned.
“They say only widespread suicides on active duty staff after these people leave the armed service, or even the violence these people commit since they’re accustomed to carrying out violence, during war zones. They’re doing violence. They’re trained to commit violence. So when they come home these people can’t simply shut off the switch,” the expert explained.
“This is exactly what takes place. Lives in certain cases are destroyed permanently. Yet you will see much more warfare inside Afghanistan. The Syria scenario is continue to taking place. There’s yet another massive campaign throughout Iraq in opposition to Tel Afar, Mosul was raped. Raqqah within Syria is now being raped. Ordinary people are increasingly being massacred. Exactly the same thing is going to take place in Tel Afar,” he explained.
“I see no end to this. I’m an old man. I don’t think I’ll ever live to see the day when America would declare peace instead of waging endless wars,” Lendman concluded.