WOW: Breaking Points just did a 14min pro-war propaganda piece against China with @jacobhelberg who is a mouthpiece of the military industrial complex & imperialist western governments. Helberg is an adjunct fellow at @CSIS, which is funded heavily by the following entities ⬇️
CSIS is a pro-war think tank propped up by companies such as Boeing, Exxon, Lockheed Martin, General Atomics, BP, Saudi Aramco, General Dynamics, Raytheon, BAE, General Electric, L3, JP Morgan, Citigroup, Gilead & far more. In other words, the who’s who of pro-war corporations.
CSIS is also HEAVILY funded by governments such as Japan, Taiwan, the United States, UAE, Australia, South Korea, Turkey, Canada, the EU, the UK, & other western allies who by & large support the US’s pro-war agenda against China.
Helberg is also co-chair of the Brookings Institution China Strategy Working Group & was a bundler for the failed Presidential campaign of Pete Buttigieg. From 2016 to 2020, Helberg led Google’s product policy efforts to combat “disinformation and foreign interference.” 🤡
Surprisingly, @esaagar did not mention any of the aforementioned information to his & @krystalball’s audience — fundamental journalistic malpractice. Even more shocking were the claims Jacob made on the episode of Breaking Points, which received no push-back from Saagar. ⬇️
Helberg openly supported the United States arming Taiwan, occupying Chinese land with US forces, training Taiwanese separatists, & advocated the US going to war with China if China ‘invades Taiwan.’ He also promoted the lie that China has recently “invaded Taiwan’s airspace.”
Helberg also claimed the US should be deeply concerned over China potentially annexing the “COUNTRY of Taiwan,” despite the fact that Taiwan is not a country. Even the US, UK, & AUS do not recognize Taiwan as a country & observe there is but one China and Taiwan is part of China.
Oddly enough, later in the interview Helberg acknowledges that Taiwan is NOT an independent country — directly contradicting his earlier pro-war lie surrounding “annexation of the democratic country of Taiwan.” Again, Saagar and his guest host did not challenge Helberg on this.
The cherry on top was when Helberg made a final sales pitch on behalf of his pro-war sponsors, stating “the way to restore deterrence is by substantially bolstering the armament and defense apparatus of our allies.” This episode was a call to arms from the arms industry itself.
Saagar and the Breaking Points crew should formally retract the lies that were bolstered by Helberg. It’s our duty as independent media to challenge the dangerous pro-war propaganda that has brainwashed the majority of the country into supporting a war against China.
Lmao tf?

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