It Is Time To Rethink Neutrality, War & Mercenaryism in the World


Russian mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, on June 22th 2023, in a voice note to his Telegram channel, declared, in a Reuters translation, ”We don’t want the country (Russia) to continue to live any longer in corruption, deceit and corruption.” Add to that the same wish of many others throughout the world who heard that Telegram, and especially, in America and among its NATO allies, that needs no translation, whose similar cries have been muzzled, as they have been ever since the war began, and longer still for many decades before, who also are saying: “We don’t want ANY of our corrupt leaders and countries to continue to force us to live in a world solely predicated upon war and the same corruption, deceit, greed, hypocrisy and all the other human vices whose existence everywhere depends and feeds upon the warmongers perpetual need for war and constant lust for hegemonic dominance. But is Biden and NATO leaders even capable of listening and doing the same?

Now that the Western world’s ice block in Ukraine is beginning to show telltale signs of crack under extreme stress and tension, perhaps, but not likely, the West  is finally willing to consider calling a halt to the war, perhaps it’s not too late to start talking about the need to once and for all end any possibility of future tensions between Ukraine, Russia and their mercenary armies by finally getting all parties to agree to once and for all make Ukraine a non-NATO “Neutral” country; thereby removing one of the biggest threats and stumbling blocks to peace in that part of the world and, indeed, to the world as a whole. But if you listen to Zelensky that ain’t gonna happen soon either.


Now, that one of the war’s major oligarchic mercenaries has been brought to ground (Or Has He?) and the West’s military and political forces, after 16 months of refusing to so much as talk civilly with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, let alone negotiate some modicum of mutual dialogue with the Russians, the Western powers-that-be finally (Maybe) are showing signs of yielding in spite of it all and are softening to the possibility of entertaining the question of some kind of preliminary peace negotiations. Or they may be preparing to double-down all the more.

It’s time for us all – the world as a whole – to actually sit down at the table of nations together and civilly begin to explore how all we humans of this world can explore together what genuine neutrality between and among all nations of the world really means, how it might look like, and how we all would have to very differently conduct our lives, individually and collectively, from here on in to make it happen in the future.

Is this a pipe dream or really the only possible true way forward to put a stop to the dark, savage end of the world as we know it and madly racing towards in Ukraine? Of course, this is exactly the direction in which those selfish, oligarchic, warmongering corporate forces that now rule the world with an iron grip want everything to continue to head because they have no other exit strategy in mind other than the end of modern civilization. We shall see!


Some sixteen months of tirelessly writing nearly forty articles about the insanity of the war in Ukraine now have past, while this writer continues to endlessly bunt his head against the mainstream media’s corporate door that has remained so tightly slammed shut to the point that any view that diverges from America’s and Western European’s unipolar, hegemonic, full spectrum dominance world view is vorboden. This single-minded world view of a mind-set can be traced all the way back to the deep state’s assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Finally, in exasperation, this one realized that instead of continuing to spin his wheels about all the corruption, duplicitous double-dealing and insanity that is way beyond this one’s access, he would at least try a different tack. This time an appeal was written in the form of a press release to the politicians and citizenry of his Canadian-American homelands that states:

“The local Corporate Mainstream Press throughout Canada, America and the Western corporate world has consistently failed to provide to politicians and residents alike even a remote understanding of the new kind and extent of nefarious mercenaryism that continues to be exacerbated, not only, until recently, by Russia’s mercenary private army operating in Ukraine’s war theatre, but also American, Canadian and NATO’s bizarre new form of Reverse Corporate Mercenaryism that plays its own role in a totally-different oligarchic, less-visible, but nevertheless just as vicious and bloody affair, that happily continues to escalate the war from afar, because it’s ”good for business without ever having to bloody one’s self.”

So, to raise some pertinent insights and points of clarification of the conflict from this perspective, it’s important not to forget that it’s those like Prigozhin’s Private Military Company and other private militaristic-corporate-oligarchic Soldiers of Fortune enterprises in the West, as well, in the form of respectable multi-national Investment Risk & Asset Corporations, Think Tanks and Armament manufacturers whose enterprising blood-thirsty mercenaryism go hand-in-hand back to the time of antiquity’ when armies were predominantly comprised of foreign soldiers of fortune, private investors, multi-national business corporations and mercenary groups and individuals who were either primarily or solely concerned, not with the freedom and welfare of others but, with the business of seeking for themselves the acquisition of as much power, riches and gain as they could.

For two modern examples of this new form of 21st Century warfare, consider Backwater Worldwide and Prigozhin’s Private Military Warner Group.

lPrivate Military Companies: Blackwater (

For a second example of a modern offspring to the concept of 21st century mercenary warfare, consider the bizarreness of the Prigozhin Incident.


The Trojan Horse  in ancient history was a wooden horse said to have been used by the Greeks during the Trojan War to enter the city of Troy and win the war. The Trojan Horse is not mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, with the poem ending before the war is concluded, and it is only briefly mentioned in the Odyssey. But in the Aeneid by Virgil, after a fruitless 10-year siege, the Greeks constructed a huge wooden horse at the behest of Odysseus, and hid a select force of men inside, including Odysseus himself. The Greeks pretended to sail away, and the Trojans pulled the horse into their city as a victory trophy. That night, the Greek force crept out of the horse and opened the gates for the rest of the Greek army, which had sailed back under the cover of darkness. The Greeks entered and destroyed the city, ending the war.

For what purpose in the war in Ukraine? A Trojan Horse to be sent somewhere yet unknown by some dark state “Armageddon War Puppet Master”?

Ever since Virgil’s mention of it in the Aeneid, a “Trojan horse” has come to mean any trick or stratagem that causes a target to invite a foe into a securely protected bastion or place. In today’s high tech world, it’s a malicious computer program that tricks users into willingly running it is called a “Trojan horse” or simply a “Trojan”.

Wagner Leader Prigozhin Exiled to Belarus After Putin Rebellion (

But has Prigozhin and his faithful band of Warner warriors actually been exiled to Belarus? According to Sky News security and defense reporter Deborah Haynes Prigozhin has apparently “Flown the coup”.

With the exact terms of the Belarus brokered deal of Prigozhin exile still unclear, the indeed original proposal to relocate Prigozhin to Belarus apparently was a bogus subterfuge because, according to Belarus President Lukashenko, apparently Prigozhin was last seen in St Petersburg, Russia. While the Kremlin has announced all criminal charges against Prigozhin will be dropped, he will not be prosecuted, and his Wagner fighters who accompanied him on their ‘Great Adventure’ to Rostov-On-Don will not be prosecuted. Wagner’s troops remain at the camp where they had stayed before the group’s “aborted coup”, “armed mutiny” or “misadventure” attempt last month. President Lukashenko’s terse comment to all is that “Prigozhin “would not be whacked”

The fact that Prigozhin hasn’t been seen in public, or recognized because of his many disguises, only fuels the needless speculation. What are the supposed still outstanding “unresolved issue”? Are Prigozhin’s actions as a mercenary “treasonable” or “mutinous”. Wagner’s mercenary fighters will not face prosecution leads one to wonder whether yet to be used for some other double-cross or triple-cross somewhere, as has often been the case in every spy intrigue or war that ever has been.

Such is the tragic turn of events of 21st Century life and the War in Ukraine with the betrayal and treasonous actions of many operatives, like Prigozhin, his Wagner Private Military, Prince’s Blackwater Worldwide followers and their CEO-Oligarchic counterparts in their silk suits and flash offices far removed stories high in the sky. The world hasn’t even yet seen the real evil extent of the ruthless sordid forms of gangsterism in today’s modern governments, as evidenced in the war in Ukraine. This is only the beginning. See:


Seventy years ago, the nuanced WWII war noir movie “Casablanca” was intended as a grippingly-powerful statement at a time when it was far from clear the Nazis were going to lose, just as many fascist-types today still believe the Neo-Nazi Ukrainians and their American/NATO enabler fascist counterparts also can’t lose to the Russians.

The movie has many classic lines relevant to these times. Especially when Rick (Humphrey Bogart) agonizes, “I bet they’re asleep in New York, I bet they’re asleep all over America” That line was intended 70 years ago as a wakeup call to a dumbed-down America to the real reality behind WWII. It applies, even more so, today during the Ukraine War.

Another famous quote equally applicable to today has Rick (Humphrey Bogart) saying to Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid) resisting the nazis, “Don’t you sometimes wonder if it’s all worth it?’ To which Laszio answers “You might as well question why we breathe. If you stop breathing, we die. If we stop fighting our enemies the world will die. To which Rick responds, “Well, what of it? It’ll be out of its misery.” Zaszio answers in response, “You know how you sound, Mr Blaine? Like a man trying to convince himself of something he doesn’t believe in his heart.”

Captain Louis Renault (Claude Reins) has one of the best lines when he repeatedly utters, on behalf of the German Gestapo whenever any trouble arises, “Round up the usual suspects!” This line could be the dominant attitude repeated infinitum in the war in Ukraine and America by every pro-American/NATO/Corporate oligarch towards all the “peaceniks”, anti-war protestors’, ‘Putin apologists” and advocates of “neutrality” for Ukraine and the entire world who are considered treasonable for their beliefs and enemies of the state.

Casablanca (1942) Round Up The Usual Suspects – YouTubev


Even highly-acclaimed critics of the war, like Professor Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University, whose reputation for truth and honesty is beyond reproach, continue to receive the insulting heave-ho from the warmongers for having the temerity to dare speak truth to power about the war.

On Oct 4,2022, on the same day that Professor Sachs was engaged by the European Commission as a special advisor to EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, Borrell rudely yanked Sachs off the air on the same day he was hired for daring to speak truth to power when he accused Biden’s U.S. Government of being responsible for the sabotage of the Nord Stream Pipeline in the Baltic Sea.

At the time, Sachs was also aghast to learn that Biden and NATO likewise have designs to not only expand its hegemonic reach into Georgia and beyond Eastern Europe to even Japan that Isn’t even part of Europe, if that makes sense to anyone? IN short, Sachs now considers the United States to be an arrogant power that doesn’t believe any other government has the right to say anything about whatever it decides to do in its hegemonic venture in the region. In this writer’s opinion, America has been heading down this tack since the day it was born. Happy 4th of July!

Sachs furthermore considers both Biden and Victoria Nuland responsible for the violent 2014 coup of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Yanukovych’s government because they were aggressively opposed to Ukraine becoming a neutral country, whose proposal already was being seriously discussed with Russia.

Jeffrey Sachs remains deeply concerned about America’s Neo-Con, Neo-fascist vision for the world that for at least 30 years, and even much longer, the United States has methodically, premeditatively, sought to surround Russia until Biden and Victoria Nuland were involved in bringing about the 2014 violent coup. At the same time, Victoria Nuland, her husband Robert Kagan and William Kristol’s Project for the New American Century was continuing to gain traction among the hardcore 4% of the American electorate; which is about what that percentage represents compared to the rest of the world population, that remains intent upon ruling the world.

Russia was also advocating neutrality for Germany at the time instead of NATO, while Russia and Ukraine were even close to signing a Neutrality agreement, while the U.S., for its part, never has believed in the concept of the neutrality of nations. It cuts across the grain of the dictatorial-minded. The New York Times, as well, has had 24 editorials that contended the war in Ukraine all along was unprovoked; with similarly stated policies repeatedly appearing throughout the war in the editorials of MSNBC, CNN, the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, the NY Times.

It seems clear to those like Jeffrey Sachs that the Biden Administration has intentionally ignored Russia’s ‘existential red line’ because it has a collective death wish when it comes to a choice between nuclear defeat or its obsession with ultimate hegemonic dominance.


On June 24th, 2023 a packed public meeting house, hosted by the Community Party of Ireland (Pairti Cumonnach na hEireanon) at the Morrison Hotel in Dublin, Ireland gathered to listen to some of the world’s other prominent outspoken critics of the War in Ukraine who, like Jeffrey Sachs, have also many times been given the bum’s rush by American, Canadian, Western NATO leaders and Corporate Western press from important discussions about the course and exit strategy of the war, or its intentional exclusion by the Western World’s corporate mainstream press. So, what they expressed then, or what is now echoed here will no doubt never have the coverage and exposure that a corporate world newspaper like the NYTimes, Washington Post or Associated Press have the power and wherewithal to disseminate to the world.

This gathering of fine minds, good hearts and honest intentions included:

  • Clare Daly, an Irish( MEP) Member of the European Parliament for Ireland and member of Independents 4 Change, that is part of the Left in the European Parliament (GUE/NGL)
  • Mike Wallace, also an Irish member of the European Parliament for Ireland and member of Independents 4 Change
  • Sevim Dagdelon, a German politician and member of the Left Party (die-Linke)
  • Medea Benjamin, an American activist who is the co-founder of Code Pink and creator of the fair trade advocacy group Global Exchange Benjamin was the green Party candidate in California in 2000 for the United States Senate
  • Ann Wright, a retired Army Colonel and retired U.S. State Department official, known for her outspoken opposition to the Iraq War, and was one of three State Department officials to resign, publically, in direct protest of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Wright was also a passenger on the Challenger 1, which along with the Mavi Marmara, was part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. She is the author of the book “Dissent”.
  • Kareen Dennis, better known by his stage name Lowkey, is a British rapper and activist from London, who produced the mixtape series Key To The Game released in 2003.
  • Yanis Varonfakis Ioanns Geeorgiou “Yanis” Varoufakis is a Greek economist, politician, academic, who served as the Greek Minister of Finance under Prime Minister Tsipras, where he led negotiations with Greece’s creditors during the infamous government debt crisis. In 2016 he launched the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025, and has also been the Secretary General MeRA25, a left-wing political party.


The forum addressed the intended self-imposed sovereignty of the United States Full Spectrum Dominance over Eurasia, with Ukraine as the intended geo-political pivot point in its Machiavellian plan, in which the mindset of the U.S. is that it’s #1, period; joined by the U.K., Australia Japan and other allies, with the United States as the king-pin.

Yet the spokespeople represented at that Morrison Hotel gathering were some of the most informed ‘lunapolar’ intelligent, candid and radically outspoken commentators about the war and the wider intention of the U.S. to ‘clean up’ all those other former Soviet back countries. Their candid take on the war provided important insights as one could ever hope to be so lucky to gain and bear witness.” See:

Neutrality: Who Cares? 4: Sevim Dagdelen – YouTube


President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s historic 1963 “Call For Peace” speech at the commencement ceremonies at Washington D.C.’s American University is considered to be perhaps the most important speech on peace ever made by an American President. Officially titled “The Strategy for Peace” it was seminal in that it simply asked every American to rethink the U.S. relationship with the Soviet Union and support finding ways for the two countries to co-exist peacefully.

The markers that JFK laid out in this speech, just three months before he was assassinated, are especially poignant at this point in time in Ukraine in the still unresolved war between United States and Russia that was never resolved during the 1972 Cuban Missile Crisis

As will be revealed as one reads through the main point’s President Kennedy enumerates in his ‘Strategy For Peace’, it will become obvious the degree to which President Biden and his administration have utterly failed, miserably, Kennedy’s ‘Strategies for Peace” precepts, and continue to fail so miserably, because Biden’s and the joint Democratic and Republican Parties, still back in the dark ages, now are bonded into one single ‘War Party’ that has totally lost its way and talks a far different methodical, science fiction language of potential nuclear war than President Kennedy could ever have imagined in his day.

The fact that it was just three months after delivering his “Strategy’s for Peace” that Kennedy was assassinated, perhaps, is no accident. Many who still study his unsolved assassination still continue to argue that the same ‘dark forces’ that are in control of the war and its direction in Ukraine in 2023 were already fully in charge back in 1963. They didn’t like the direction America then was taking 60 years ago but are now happy with the way things are turning out.

President John F. Kennedy’s “Peace Speech” – YouTube

Jerome Irwin is a Canadian-American writer who, in previous lives, has been involved in a wide range of diverse and varied worlds, including the Criminology profession with an American police department, and later for a brief-time in the capacity of clandestine communications with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. For decades, in various other professional capacities as an educator, researcher and writer. Irwin has sought to call attention to a broad spectrum of world problems pertaining to the degradation and unsustainability caused by a host of environmental-ecological-spiritual-ideological issues that exist between the conflicting world philosophies of indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

Irwin is the author of the book, “The Wild Gentle Ones; A Turtle Island Odyssey” (, a spiritual odyssey among the native peoples of North America that over the decades has produced numerous articles pertaining to: Ireland’s Fenian Movement; native peoples Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance Movement; AIPAC, Israel & the U.S. Congress anti-BDS Movement; the historic Battle for Palestine & Siege of Gaza, as well as; the many violations constantly being waged by industrial-corporate-military-propaganda interests against the World’s Collective Soul. To examine a portion of the eclectic body of his work goggle: “Jerome Irwin, writer” The author and his wife are long-time residents on the North Shore of British Columbia.

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