History Re-Written: Kerry Claims US Never Backed ‘Color’ Revolutions
US Secretary of State John Kerry tries to re-write the history of American foreign policy, claiming that the United States has never been involved in multiple revolutions worldwide, a US political analyst reveals.
Ekaterina Blinova — When US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington has never been involved in “color” revolutions worldwide, he is either lying deliberately or having a blind spot about the US foreign policy, noted an American investigative journalist.Wayne Madsen, an American investigative journalist and expert in international affairs exposed an astonishingly long list of color revolutions, sponsored and organized by the United States beginning with the October 5th uprising in Serbia that resulted in the ousting of democratically-elected president Slobodan Milosevic in 2000.
The author emphasized that “the United States supported the Rose Revolution in Georgia, the Orange Revolution in Ukraine, the Cedar Revolution in Lebanon, the Olive Tree Revolution in Palestine, the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan, the Purple Revolution in Iraq, Blue Revolution in Kuwait, Saffron Revolution in Burma and the Crimson Revolution in Tibet (put down by the Chinese security forces), and the abortive Green Revolution in Iran,” to name but a few.
John Kerry, who chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in the period from 2009 to 2013 and was a member of the committee from 2000, could not have been unaware about “color” (“themed”) uprisings orchestrated by the United States, the expert stressed. Furthermore, Kerry served as a chairman in a series of hearings from 1987 to 1989 on the CIA covert operations aimed at expelling of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua, the investigative journalist pointed out nailing the US Secretary of State for sheer hypocrisy.
Since the overthrow of Milosevic in 2000 Washington has carried out a series of “color” revolutions in rapid successions in different parts of the world. The “Arab Spring” that flared up in early 2010s can serve as a vivid example of “themed” uprisings.Remarkably, all the “street protest-turned-revolution” scenarios had a number of strikingly similar features.The rebellions followed the infamous Gene Sharp CIA manual and were backed by prominent US government-funded NGOs, such as the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Additionally, according to Madsen, the traces of notorious American magnate George Soros and his organizations also surfaced in a number of “smaller attempted revolutions” from Honduras to Maldives, as well as in Tibet and Burma. He noted that in the last seven years China’s defenses has also been repeatedly tested by the American “social engineers,” from the 2008 uprising in Tibet to the most recent turmoil in Hong Kong.
Can John Kerry deny the fact that the “Euromaidan” revolution of 2013-2014 was sponsored and orchestrated by the United States? Alas, US President Obama has already publicly admitted the fact that Washington took part in the coup in Ukraine and brokered a deal to power transition from the democratically elected president Yanukovych to Kiev’s junta.
“Kerry’s entire State Department top echelon has supported color revolutions under the Obama administration’s R2P (Responsibility to Protect) rubric since 2009,” noted Wayne Madsen, adding that currently Washington is sponsoring Russian opposition groups and using economic and political sanctions over Ukraine as a tool to trigger a civil society discontent in Russia.
Exposing the hypocrisy of the US Secretary of State, the expert remarked with a bitter irony that John Kerry “should be sent Crayola’s 64 crayon pack as a reminder that there has been at least that number of color revolutions” planned and carried out by Washington’s policy-makers across the world since 2000.