Thursday, 13 April 2017

Professor Described as ‘last voice of reason in a world gone mad’ has video removed from YouTube

The blogger and Russian analyst who goes by the name “Saker” yesterday posted a video featuring comments by Professor Stephen Cohen on the current tensions between the US and Russia. His post includes a brief commentary which reads as follows:
Professor Stephen Cohen is, in my opinion, the best Russia specialist in the USA.  He is also a wise, decent, honest and courageous man.  A friend send me this video of him this morning (he begins at 1:38) and I can only agree with him.  We are, once again, looking at the very real possibility, or even probability, of a hot war between Russia and the USA.  As I write these words I ask myself whether I am exaggerating or not, and I come to the extremely depressing conclusion that no, I am not.  Things are really that bad.  Professor Cohen seems to have some hopes left for todays  Tillerson visit to Moscow.  I sure hope that he is right.  The future of mankind might depend on the outcome of this visit and, alas, I have to say that I am not hopeful at all.  My best hope is that somebody in the Kremlin can convince Tillerson that Russia will fight.  That is all I personally can hope for even though I realize that even if Lavrov and/or Putin convince Tillerson, Tillerson might not be able to convince the crazies in DC.  God help us all!
The Saker
The video Saker mentions had been available here. However, it has since been removed from YouTube.
After noting the removal, Saker put up the following comment:
This video is no longer available from youtube … do not know why … Saker Webmaster 2017.04.12 3pm GMT
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