PressTV-Why US war party hates Russia

The US war party hates Russia with a passion because it has stood up to the depredations of American imperialism in the Middle East, has protected its vital national interests in Crimea and has sought strategic partnerships with nations targeted by imperialists, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.

Etler, a former professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Saturday while commenting on a statement of hawkish Republican Senator John McCain who excoriated President Donald Trump on Friday for calling on Russia to be invited back to the Group of Seven.

Trump said on Friday that Moscow should return to the Group of Seven industrialized nations, known as G7. “This used to be the G8 because Russia was in it, and now Russia’s not in it.”

“Why are we having a meeting without Russia? I would recommend,…

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