US, Israel supreme source of difficulty in world: Ex-US Senate candidate
Obama’s comments about promoting peace and democracy at the UN General Assembly on Monday was “Orwellian language” that distorted the reality of US foreign policy, said Mark Dankof, who is also a broadcaster and pastor in San Antonio, Texas.
The US president’s criticism of Russia, Iran and Syria during his speech was “absolute nonsense,” Dankof told Press TV on Monday.
At the annual General Assembly meeting of leaders, Obama told the international body that he commands the most powerful military force in the world. But no matter how powerful its military or strong its economy, the United States could not solve the world’s problems on its own, he said.
He pointed to the war in Iraq, where despite sending more than 100,000 troops and spending trillions of dollars, the United States was unsuccessful in stabilizing the country.
“It is the United States and Israel, principally, that have made an absolute mess of the world, both in the Middle East as well as in Eastern Europe, as well as in the southern underbelly of Russia,” Dankof noted.
“So I really don’t know what the president is talking about when he says the United States can’t solve problems alone. The United States and Israel have chiefly been the supreme source of difficulty in the world,” he added.
Obama also said that the Syrian crisis “affects us all” and that he makes no apology for the use of military force against “an apocalyptic cult” like Daesh (ISIL).
“What the president of the United States needs to do is to come clean with the American people and with the world and to admit… that ISIL is the deliberate creation of American intelligence, Israeli intelligence, and Saudi Arabian intelligence… which has been deliberately introduced into Syria in order to destabilize and overthrow the Assad regime,” Dankof said.