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Former US ambassador to Moscow: America has no right to lecture others on sovereignty

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Former US ambassador to Moscow, Jack Matlock commented on the statements of the US Secretary of State, who called Russia’s statement about a possible deployment of troops to the territory of the Crimea a “incredible act of aggression”. According to the American diplomat, "reading by the United States of lectures on the observance of sovereignty and territorial integrity can be perceived in the world as a claim to special rights that others are not recognized." RT provides a complete list of transactions conducted by the United States under highly questionable pretexts.

Commenting on the situation with the possible introduction of Russian troops in the Crimea, the US Secretary of State threatened Moscow with economic and political sanctions. According to John Kerry, Russian President Vladimir Putin "made a stunning and informed choice," deciding to use the military in the territory of another state, under "an absolutely contrived excuse."

“Such behavior is“ absolutely unacceptable in the 21st century and more like the 19th century, ”he added.

Commenting on Kerry’s statements, the former US ambassador to Moscow, Jack Matlock, said that the United States’s behavior in the international arena deprived the credibility of its reference to the need to respect sovereignty and territorial integrity in relation to Ukraine.

In his blog, Matlock writes that America does not have the right to lecture others on sovereignty.

“The Russians can, not without reason, assert that the United States is interested in territorial integrity only when it is in their interests,” the diplomat wrote in his personal blog. “The record of US governments shows that they ignore all territorial integrity when it suits them, as when they, along with NATO allies, violated the territorial integrity of Serbia by creating and then recognizing independent Kosovo. And besides, they supported the separation of South Sudan from Sudan, Eritrea from Ethiopia and East Timor from Indonesia. ”

“As for the violation of sovereignty,” adds Matlock, “Russia can easily recall that the United States invaded Panama to arrest Noriega, invaded Grenada to prevent American citizens from being taken hostage (although no one was taken hostage), Iraq invaded Iraq. a false pretext that Saddam Hussein had weapon mass destruction that in many countries they are already striking unarmed people from their UAVs. ”

"In other words, lecturing on the observance of sovereignty and territorial integrity can be perceived in the world as a US claim for special rights that are not recognized for others," ITAR-TASS quotes Matlok.

US military interventions over the past 30 years

Grenada 1983
The invasion occurred on November 25 1983. The formal purpose of Operation Outbreak of Rage was to protect American citizens on the island. Moreover, the Organization of American States allegedly asked for the restoration of stability in the country. Later it turned out that this appeal was made on the initiative of the American government. The absolute superiority of the United States in firepower has done its job - the whole operation took only three days.

Nicaragua 1985
The following threat the United States saw in Nicaragua. In 1985, the United States effectively declared an economic blockade on the country. After all, the overthrow of the pro-American dictator Anastasio Somoza and the coming to power of the Sandinistas in 1979 were clearly not included in the plans of Washington. Instead of the loan promised to the government of Nicaragua several years earlier, the States extended a helping hand to the so-called contras detachments. So they contributed to the creation of an organized armed opposition in the country.

“We have an obligation to help fighters for freedom and democracy everywhere: from Afghanistan to Nicaragua,” said then-president Ronald Reagan.

No other state joined the blockade of Nicaragua. Opponents of the Sandinistas also spoke in favor of lifting sanctions. Moreover, even the American Congress eventually abandoned the idea of ​​supporting the Contra rebels. This led to one of the biggest political scandals in stories USA. At the end of 1986, Iranian journalists published evidence that members of the Reagan administration organized clandestine arms shipments to Iran. The money just went to finance the Nicaraguan opposition - bypassing the ban of Congress. This was a serious blow to the international image of the United States. However, even after this, the American authorities did not abandon the idea of ​​democratizing the world. Their next goal was Panama.

Panama 1989
“The US’s task is to safeguard the lives of Americans, protect democracy in Panama, fight drug trafficking and enforce the Panama Canal Agreement,” said George Bush Sr. in an address to the nation in 1989.

The United States launched a "psychological war" to overthrow the local government. The commander of the armed forces, Manuel Noriegu, was accused of selling drugs and other crimes. Economic sanctions were imposed against Panama. Later, under the pretext of protecting their citizens in the country, the US government approved a military operation.

Iraq 1991
In 1991, US troops entered Iraq. The motive for Operation Desert Storm was Iraq’s attack on Kuwait. Sanctions were imposed on Iraq, the UN Security Council was convened and an international coalition led by the United States was formed.

Haiti 1994
After becoming president of the United States, Democrat Bill Clinton continued the policy of his predecessors, Republicans, already in Haiti. In Operation Support Democracy, with the goal of returning to the country the legitimate President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, overthrown by the military junta, the states of the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe were ready to participate. And that means - the criticism from the world community promised to be minimal. 19 September 1994 American troops landed on Haiti. They met no resistance.

Yugoslavia 1995
The very next year, in violation of the principles of international rights and without a UN Security Council resolution, the first large-scale military action in the history of NATO took place in Yugoslavia. As part of the Bosnian war that began in 1992, the United States and its allies in the North Atlantic Alliance took a unilateral anti-Serb position and actively supported Bosnian Muslims. In 1995, Operation Deliberate Force was carried out. Bosnian Serb positions bombarded by air aviation NATO.

Afghanistan, Sudan 1998
In 1998, the United States for the first time justified the use of military force in the fight against international terrorism. In response to the attacks in the American embassies in Tanzania and Kenya, the United States launched Operation Unlimited Reach. The US Air Force attacked cruise missiles at several training camps for al-Qaeda militants in Afghanistan. In addition, a pharmaceutical factory in Sudan, which, according to the US authorities, was used for the production of chemical weapons, came under rocket fire.

Yugoslavia 1999
Then, in 1999, US forces entered NATO in the coalition forces of NATO. The excuse is the accusations of the Serbian authorities in ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. Like striking the positions of the Serbian forces in 1995, Operation Allied Force was positioned as “humanitarian intervention.” The capital of Yugoslavia, Belgrade and other settlements of the country, were subjected to mass rocket fire and bomb attacks.

Afghanistan 2001
After the September 11 attacks, the US got involved in the longest military campaign in the country's history. This time on the territory of Afghanistan. The operation under the symbolic name "Unlimited Justice" began after the failure of the Taliban movement to hand over Osama bin Laden, whom the United States called the main organizer of the attack on the twin towers in New York and the Pentagon building in Washington. In October, 2001 began rocket attack and bombardment of Taliban positions. The UN sanction on the entry of military troops into Afghanistan - the International Security Assistance Force - appeared after the start of the American operation.

Iraq 2003
In 2003, Iraq was re-intervened. The US authorities, using false intelligence and fabricated evidence, tried to convince the world that Iraq is developing weapons of mass destruction. For more convincing, the then US Secretary of State Colin Powell even presented a tube with biological weapons at the UN General Assembly, allegedly obtained by American intelligence officers in Iraq. In March, 2003 began Operation Iraqi Freedom, within which one of the largest military scandals in US history occurred. During the storming of the city of Fallujah in 2004, American troops used white phosphorus against the residents of the city — a chemical that literally burns skin and flesh to the bones when it hits the body. The war officially ended only in 2011, when the last American troops were withdrawn from Iraqi territory.

UAVs in Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia, Afghanistan 2002 - to present
In 2002, the United States is launching an active campaign for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in Yemen, Pakistan, Somalia and Afghanistan. The use of UAVs has become part of the American program to combat international terrorism. Representatives of the United Nations and other international organizations have repeatedly criticized the actions of the United States, saying that the strikes of drones on the territory of other countries have no legal basis, and civilians are often the victims of drones.

“The Afghans died in the war, but this is not our war. It is being conducted to ensure US security and in the interests of the West, ”Afghan President Hamid Karzai recently said in an interview with The Washington Post. According to Karzai, he is deeply concerned about the large number of victims in his country and the tragic fate of those who died as a result of operations by the US military.

The Obama administration states that the United States conducts operations to eliminate terrorists in accordance with the US Constitution and the law passed by Congress after the September 11 attacks of 2001.

Libya 2011
In February, the 2011 of the year in Libya broke out an armed conflict between government forces led by Muammar Gaddafi and opposition groups. The UN Security Council sided with the opposition, accusing the Libyan authorities of suppressing peaceful protests using military aircraft, which has not yet been proven. March 17 The Security Council adopted a resolution imposing a ban on all flights over Libya and opening up opportunities for foreign military intervention.

In the military operation, which lasted more than six months and officially ended with the killing of Gaddafi in October 2011, the United States, France, Great Britain, Spain, Italy and Qatar took part. However, armed clashes between various militias and paramilitary groups in Libya continue to this day.
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  1. Energy
    Energy 4 March 2014 10: 04
    +43
    as the hero of Sukhorukov used to say in "Brother-2" - "You will answer me for Sevastopol!"
    1. Alexander Romanov
      Alexander Romanov 4 March 2014 10: 15
      +7
      I don’t understand, why didn’t the US invade Somalia? Even without the movie "The Fall of the Black Hawk", I remember how the corpses of American soldiers were shown to the whole world. It seems that Bush Sr. introduced 20 thousand there.
      1. Roman Skomorokhov
        Roman Skomorokhov 4 March 2014 10: 22
        +15
        But I’m thinking why it’s snowing with hail in our country ... But it turns out that Murdoch has seen his sight ...
        I wonder what will happen to him at home? Precisely the order will not be hanged.

        Waugh, however. I'm just at a loss, why would it? Maybe because he was convinced that all his "admirers" who trodden paths to him at the embassy are not good for anything?

        Better late than never, right ...
        1. jjj
          jjj 4 March 2014 10: 37
          +5
          Quote: Banshee
          Maybe because he was convinced that all his "admirers" who had trodden paths to him at the embassy are not good for anything?

          Fans were at McFaul. And this is an older ex
      2. domokl
        domokl 4 March 2014 10: 23
        +16
        I read the article ... at the time, this diplomat spoiled a lot of blood for us. Smart and knowledgeable. Worthy adversary.
        But today, I realized, Abama really has frames with stitches. The fact that they create agony today rather than a really thought-out policy.
        And it’s written honestly. Plus definitely, as a famous politician used to say lol
      3. Horst78
        Horst78 4 March 2014 11: 04
        +1
        Quote: Alexander Romanov
        It seems that Bush Sr. introduced 20 thousand there.

        And not Clinton? what
        1. INTER
          INTER 4 March 2014 12: 32
          0
          And why, then, the United States does not impose sanctions against banderlogs and maidanuts, like chemical weapons in their hands, and nuclear facilities too, which is much more dangerous than chemical weapons what fool
          1. Starover_Z
            Starover_Z 4 March 2014 13: 59
            0
            INTER RU Today, 12:32 ↑
            And why, then, the United States does not impose sanctions against banderlogs and maydanuts, like chemical weapons in their hands, and nuclear facilities too, which is much more dangerous than chemical weapons what

            Despite the "end" of the cold war, disarmament, the "reset" and "partnership" relations, the United States seems to continue to consider Russia "Enemy No. 1".
            Well, the enemy of my enemy is my friend. And how will they then offend their "blood friends"?
  2. pts-m
    pts-m 4 March 2014 10: 06
    +5
    well, at least in America there are people like broomstick although there are a small number of them there. I agree with his statement about the US action in relation to other states!
    1. Shick
      Shick 4 March 2014 10: 20
      +2
      I think many understand this .. but this is politics. And, unfortunately, the UN is acting in the interests of the United States. So all their interventions pass with the approval of the majority of the world community.
    2. CALL.
      CALL. 4 March 2014 10: 57
      +5
      Quote: PTS-m
      well, at least in America there are people like broomstick

      They are usually dawned upon when they retire.
    3. 0255
      0255 4 March 2014 11: 06
      +4
      Quote: PTS-m
      well, at least in America there are people like broomstick although there are a small number of them there. I agree with his statement about the US action in relation to other states!

      only US presidents and Rockefellers-Rothschilds-Morgan-et al-bankers score *** on them and continue to bomb everyone they want recourse
      Quote: Shick
      And, unfortunately, the UN is acting in the interests of the United States. So all their interventions pass with the approval of the majority of the world community.

      Yugoslavia was bombed without UN sanction, so the consent of the Kofi-Anans-Pan-Hymns to the White House is not necessary.
  3. Gagarin
    Gagarin 4 March 2014 10: 06
    +4
    I immediately recalled yesterday's article: WHO ARE YOU SUCH ?!
    1. I do not care
      I do not care 4 March 2014 10: 11
      +6
      and these people forbid me to dig in my nose laughing
  4. smel
    smel 4 March 2014 10: 06
    +4
    It is sad that awareness comes to Americans only when they are no longer in business.
    1. The comment was deleted.
    2. Energy
      Energy 4 March 2014 10: 07
      +5
      maybe that's why he is an EX-ambassador.
      1. KOH
        KOH 4 March 2014 10: 59
        +6
        This hour, in his place, the ambassador to us is chosen from the three who were in Ukraine, and this leads to some thoughts ... But to hell with you here what a ride with ...
  5. Name
    Name 4 March 2014 10: 07
    +7
    And what to say... belay well done! COMRADE!
    "The Obama administration declares that the US is carrying out terrorist assassination operations in accordance with the US Constitution and law passed by Congress following the September 11, 2001 attacks."-That is, it is necessary to implement,IS NOT IT... repeat
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  6. ia-ai00
    ia-ai00 4 March 2014 10: 07
    +8
    This "track record" pulls, at least to the Hague court, with the imposition of a HIGHER MEASURE for those involved in these "campaigns", although it is time for the Hague JUDGES to be held accountable for the fact that these "independent" only do what they fulfill the US ORDER ...
  7. shaitan
    shaitan 4 March 2014 10: 07
    +2
    We will not lecture, this is already obvious. We are doing our job, and there is nothing to look back at them.
  8. Volodya Sibiryak
    Volodya Sibiryak 4 March 2014 10: 07
    +6
    Syria could also be on this list.
  9. Monk
    Monk 4 March 2014 10: 08
    +3
    Something is changing in AI, it is already sprouts of something more ... nothing lasts forever under the moon, and the States as well.
  10. Wiruz
    Wiruz 4 March 2014 10: 08
    +7
    Now it’s clear why he was removed from his post, and it’s a pity, it’s clear that the man is smart. No wonder even Zhirinovsky spoke well of him.
    1. demon184
      demon184 4 March 2014 11: 42
      +1
      These retired men sharply change their attitude towards US policy, and before retirement they’re locked
  11. Renat
    Renat 4 March 2014 10: 08
    +4
    All this we already know. That would be to bring this information to the masses in the states themselves. Freedom of speech is one of the foundations of democracy, however!
  12. kind
    kind 4 March 2014 10: 09
    +2
    “As for the violation of sovereignty,” adds Matlock, “Russia can easily remember that the United States invaded Panama to arrest Noriega, invaded Grenada to prevent the taking of American citizens hostage (although no one was taken hostage), invaded Iraq under "a far-fetched pretext that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, that in many countries they are already attacking unarmed people from their drones."

    Strongest of all "Stop the thief", shouts the thief himself!
    Shtatniks left to shoot themselves, and blame the terrorists from Antarctica for this.
  13. mojohed2012
    mojohed2012 4 March 2014 10: 11
    +2
    Get Metlock to the ambassadors to Moscow, come on.
    Give Brzezinski to Kolyma?
    Kerry to resign! Obama at the Chinese collective farm.
    Nuland to a nursing home.
  14. Oleg Sobol
    Oleg Sobol 4 March 2014 10: 13
    +14
    1. Everything has its own time, and the time of every thing under heaven:
    2. a time to be born, and a time to die; time to plant, and time to tear out the planted;
    3. time to kill, and time to heal; time to destroy, and time to build;
    4. time to cry, and time to laugh: time to lament, and time to dance;
    5. time to throw stones, and time to collect stones; time to hug, and time to dodge;
    6. time to seek, and time to lose; time to save, and time to quit;
    7. time to tear, and time to stitch; time to be silent, and time to speak;
    8. a time to love, and a time to hate; time for war and time for peace.

    (Ecclesiastes 3: 1-9)
    1. Name
      Name 4 March 2014 10: 55
      0
      Well then, according to Kozyrev: This is now the physical state of time.
  15. Borz
    Borz 4 March 2014 10: 14
    +5
    The United States as the United States - "double standards" in action. They always care about Ethiopia, Haiti and Yugoslavia, but when Russia stands up for the Russians living on, in fact, Russian territory, then hold on! "Outrageous act of aggression under an absolutely far-fetched pretext ". Fuck easy.
    1. fif21
      fif21 4 March 2014 10: 30
      +2
      With wolves live on a wolf howl. We always lose because we are guided in our actions by the law! The Americans have long adopted: licorime, lies! DO NOT RESPOND THEM TO LISTEN TO YOURSELF.
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  16. Altona
    Altona 4 March 2014 10: 15
    +9
    Matlock is a bison of the "cold war", thinks broadly ... Not that the current dropouts-McFaul, who really cannot organize sabotage ... Either a spy in a disheveled wig in the subway with a pointer compass will be launched, then they will try to oppose Putin from glamor blind ... Fantasy-zero ...
  17. siberalt
    siberalt 4 March 2014 10: 17
    +3
    Well, it seems healthy pragmatism prevails over rabid politics. Yes show off all this with the isolation of Russia. Not a damn thing happened. There is a breathtakingly subtle game. No one can guess what will happen tomorrow. Except Putin.
  18. kotvov
    kotvov 4 March 2014 10: 17
    +3
    so it’s not for nothing that Obama declared that they are an exclusive nation. but everything once ends, even exclusivity.
    1. shibi
      shibi 4 March 2014 10: 50
      +4
      Quote: kotvov
      so it’s not for nothing that Obama declared that they are an exclusive nation. but everything once ends, even exclusivity.

      So it is necessary to exclude them one by one.
  19. Vesnjanka
    Vesnjanka 4 March 2014 10: 18
    +1
    Well done ex-ambassador, you see, an honest man, and wise. And possesses civil courage.
    1. demon184
      demon184 4 March 2014 12: 14
      0
      and when the last ambassador was silent che ???
  20. borisjdin1957
    borisjdin1957 4 March 2014 10: 22
    +3
    from the Don.
    Soon Our: friends: choke in their own lies!
  21. Weniamin
    Weniamin 4 March 2014 10: 22
    +3
    And it is interesting that they always become wise and fair when they become "EX-". winked
    1. davas72
      davas72 4 March 2014 10: 44
      +1
      Yes, probably. Moreover, it strongly resembles a diagnosis. I recommend watching Mark Zakharov's film "Kill the Dragon" on this topic. There, the hero of Yevgeny Leonov finds himself in a similar situation.
      1. Weniamin
        Weniamin 4 March 2014 11: 10
        0
        I remember this movie. The analogy is traced, I agree.
  22. Known who
    Known who 4 March 2014 10: 33
    +1
    Who comes to us with what he will receive!
  23. VADEL
    VADEL 4 March 2014 10: 34
    +5
    What does he have in a test tube? Monica Lewinsky's bad tests? They always "invade" the wrong place. laughing
  24. andrey_kz
    andrey_kz 4 March 2014 10: 36
    +1
    It is only a pity that the opinion of their citizens is just the same to them, as is the opinion of all mankind, which, according to their understanding, has not entered the * world community *.
  25. morpogr
    morpogr 4 March 2014 10: 41
    0
    This person represented his country in Russia, and after the service he realized that his compatriots had no idea what country they live in, and that they did not know anything about other countries, especially Russia. And now he is trying to fix it while these people are few but with every there are more of them during the day. Yesterday’s article (http://topwar.ru/40628-zakon-i-pravo-na-storone-rossii-obsuzhdenie-konflikta-na
    -ukraine-chitatelyami-new-york-times.html) where there were comments of ordinary Americans to the article that was confirmed.
  26. ia-ai00
    ia-ai00 4 March 2014 10: 41
    +2
    fif21 RU ... And we always lose because we are guided in our actions by lawAmerikosy have long adopted: licorice, a lie! DO NOT RESPOND THEM TO LISTEN TO YOURSELF.

    AM / e / ditch has ONE LAW - "national interests". Neither Russia, nor a single country in the World, nor a single nation, IN THEIR OPINION, HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE ITS INTERESTS
  27. kmike
    kmike 4 March 2014 10: 44
    +2
    Yes, bummer suddenly happened to Ukraine.
    1. shibi
      shibi 4 March 2014 10: 55
      +2
      The bummer began in Syria.
      In Ukraine, the northern fluffy animal crawled))
  28. INVESTOR
    INVESTOR 4 March 2014 10: 47
    +3
    It was necessary for Churkin to read out the list of US interventions on the Security Council.
  29. AleksPol
    AleksPol 4 March 2014 10: 48
    +3
    While we are tied to the dollar, the independence of RUSSIA is in question. It is necessary to introduce the currency of circulation between Russia and China, then the pindors will forget about any sanctions
    1. demon184
      demon184 4 March 2014 12: 17
      0
      and abandon the dollar, replace it with a gold ruble.
  30. miland
    miland 4 March 2014 10: 49
    +2
    The West (especially the USA) does not care whose side to support, if only they were against their main enemy - Russia ...
  31. INVESTOR
    INVESTOR 4 March 2014 10: 49
    +3
    In the case of Ukraine, they made the same mistake as Hitler in 41m. The people rebelled against the Nazis.
  32. Lissyara
    Lissyara 4 March 2014 10: 52
    +1
    Let's see where, after this statement, the opposite of the "most crap country in the world" will be embassied ... wink
  33. konvalval
    konvalval 4 March 2014 10: 53
    +1
    All of them are good, retired. It is clear that they are pursuing a policy that the president defines and cannot express their opinions in the service. Nevertheless, public opinion from these publications is being created.
  34. Dan Slav
    Dan Slav 4 March 2014 10: 54
    -1
    There is a lot of ambition, but there are difficulties with the mind.
    They entered the WTO, the economy is tied to the euro and the dollar.
    On international exchanges Russian companies. Deposits in foreign banks.
    And then make such rash statements ?!
    Either a person is completely crazy, or a "sent Cossack" and deliberately destroys the economy and the country.
    Most likely the latter.
  35. 222222
    222222 4 March 2014 11: 00
    0
    04.03.2014/XNUMX/XNUMX Author: Valery Kulikov
    Casus belli American

    “Many countries note the ease with which the White House, in the name of achieving its imperial ambitions for supremacy in the world, overthrows legitimate governments as a result of the“ color ”and“ Arab revolutions ”organized by it, or threats of the use of military force, as is the case with Syria.

    Yesterday it was the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, Transcaucasia and Central Asia.

    Today, this technology is being perfected by Washington in Ukraine.
    ............. "....................
    http://ru.journal-neo.org/2014/03/04/rus-casus-belli-po-amerikanski/
  36. tolmachiev51
    tolmachiev51 4 March 2014 11: 01
    +1
    One pleases, shameless eyes begin to open at the pandostan! How long???
  37. mongyp
    mongyp 4 March 2014 11: 06
    +2
    WE ARE GUILTY ONLY THAT WE EXIST AT ALL !!!
  38. Fantazer911
    Fantazer911 4 March 2014 11: 08
    +1
    That’s the whole point of Amer’s and gay men’s propaganda of a good life invading foreign countries, imposing their blue interests and their loyalty on them, how to live and be friends with whom, they, as a nation (Americans), have long ago driven away with their ideals and moral teachings, to drive them with of our land and all of them handy mongrels!
  39. Stiletto
    Stiletto 4 March 2014 11: 12
    +4
    Damn, and why in the States only "ex" always "see"? It would be nice to have the mind and some of those currently operating urgently to get hold of. Until they became former.
    1. demon184
      demon184 4 March 2014 12: 19
      0
      Yes, soon and McFaul will sing differently
  40. Standard Oil
    Standard Oil 4 March 2014 11: 15
    +1
    It is useless for Americans to be offended, to teach morality, to appeal to decency, this does not affect them. It’s just that some people don’t understand or do not want to understand it.
  41. vlad.svargin
    vlad.svargin 4 March 2014 11: 22
    +1
    “The Russians can, not without reason, assert that the United States is interested in territorial integrity only when it is in their interests,” the diplomat wrote in his personal blog. “The record of US governments shows that they ignore all territorial integrity when it suits them, as when they, along with NATO allies, violated the territorial integrity of Serbia by creating and then recognizing independent Kosovo. And besides, they supported the separation of South Sudan from Sudan, Eritrea from Ethiopia and East Timor from Indonesia. ”

    He won’t be anything; he enjoys too much authority in the USA. By the way, in 1991 he warned Gorbachev of a conspiracy ripening against him, but he did not hear it (or maybe Gorbachev did not want to hear it, he himself initiated this conspiracy). After his resignation, D. Matlock was a professor at Columbia University, then the Institute for Advanced Study in Priston. He writes and publishes many books, including those about the Soviet Union.
  42. Naum
    Naum 4 March 2014 11: 33
    0
    Quote: domokl
    It’s written honestly

    Unfortunately, they honestly write (and act) only when they are no longer in power! Words, of course, are important, but deeds are more important.
  43. polkovnik manuch
    polkovnik manuch 4 March 2014 11: 35
    0
    Ex-ambassador of RIGHTS, because GDP has more RIGHTS and DO and SPEAK! And from green candy wrappers in foreign economic calculations it is necessary to leave, yesterday.
  44. Flipman
    Flipman 4 March 2014 11: 41
    0
    I forgot how the movie is called! but the plot was such a country in Africa invaded either by NATO or the United Nations and one especially intelligent man told them that they would sing a song in African language and it would turn out like this- We fucking sheep no war no war)))
  45. individual
    individual 4 March 2014 11: 56
    0
    Even the former diplomat understands Russia by actions in the Crimea, and our home-grown employees of the Russian Academy of Sciences howl the squeal of our outspoken enemies with a western orientation.
  46. x.andvlad
    x.andvlad 4 March 2014 12: 01
    +1
    To all of the above, we can add that the arrival of American soldiers has never been met with such glee by the local population like ours in Crimea. In the south-east of Ukraine there will be a similar picture.
    The Americans are not accustomed to defeats, including in their parasitic international politics. Hence the whole hysteria.
  47. Neophyte
    Neophyte 4 March 2014 12: 03
    0
    Yes, unlimited freedom and unlimited US justice are the height of cynicism! The list of the US invasion list should be hung on all fences
    Ukraine, and then its inhabitants (not all, of course) fell into hysteria about the Crimea.
    In any case, I and my friends, in Russia, in contact with Ukraine, there is a groan of Ukrainians: leave us alone, do not attack, etc.
    In Ukraine, the media just cheat them!
    It is hoped, unfortunately, that economic collapse, lack of
    salaries and pensions, this fleur will remove the majority of Ukrainians. This must go.
  48. x.andvlad
    x.andvlad 4 March 2014 12: 08
    0
    Quote: Neophyte
    Yes, really: boundless freedom and boundless justice of the USA are the height of cynicism!

    I would replace the word "limitless" with "limitless". And all independent countries behave like a rabbit in front of a boa constrictor. It won't work with Russia.
  49. kartalovkolya
    kartalovkolya 4 March 2014 12: 20
    0
    The article is a plus for objectivity and unbiased conclusions. It looks like the days of the former inhabitant of the neighboring palm trees are numbered. The policy pursued by his administration resembles disorderly poking on the keys of the piano - there is a lot of noise, but no music. Once again I want to remind you a good English proverb: "If you live in a glass house throw stones at your neighbor! "And it would be nice to study your history more closely, it is written in the blood of the massacred indigenous population and constant aggression against the closest neighbors, starting with Mexico and then the whole of Latin America! And these robbers are trying to teach us what is good and what so bad! But I think these statements are a stage of the war between the Rockefeller and Rothschild clans !!!
  50. Sigismund
    Sigismund 4 March 2014 12: 21
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    In general, there is nowhere to put the hallmarks. "