The US government is trying to rewrite the past, acting as though no one else on the planet knows history.
The Joe Biden administration has rejected Russia’s demand to stop expanding the NATO military alliance, which Washington leads.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken falsely claimed that “NATO never promised not to admit new members” – a lie clearly contradicted by Washington’s own internal documents.
Declassified records from the US, Soviet/Russian, German, British, and French governments show that Blinken’s predecessor, Secretary of State James Baker, promised the USSR back in 1990 that NATO would not expand “one inch eastward” after German reunification.
This is an undeniable fact, a matter of public record, revealed in these documents published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
The National Security Archive noted that Secretary of State Baker reassured Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev “not once, but three times” that NATO would expand “not one inch eastward,” in a February 9, 1990 meeting.
Baker told the final Soviet leader that Washington agreed that, “not only for the Soviet Union but for other European countries as well it is important to have guarantees that if the United States keeps its presence in Germany within the framework of NATO, not an inch of NATO’s present military jurisdiction will spread in an eastern direction.”
But, ignoring this documented fact, the Biden administration has tried to erase history, while repurposing woke Tumblr rhetoric to push its “intersectional” imperialist agenda.
Blinken accused Moscow of “gaslighting” about NATO’s intentions – while the US and its Western allies support neo-Nazis in Ukraine to try to militarily encircle Russia.
In reality, Washington is the one gaslighting the world, falsely claiming that NATO never pledged not to expand, when everyone knows it did.