A Suspect in a Possible Crime Is Appointed to Co-Investigate It: Downing the MH-17.
Is the Investigation, into the Malaysian Plane’s Downing, Itself a Criminal Operation?
As was pointed out by investigative journalist Donn Marten at OpEdNews on July 31st,
“It is … notable that the MH17 flight recorders were spirited away last
week to the UK where the … government of … David Cameron rules and will
ensure that the actual content of the recordings will be cooked to a
fine fricassee … by the time that they are officially released.”
However, that’s not just “notable,” it is far worse. When one checks
there the link that’s provided to the BBC’s July 22nd report “UK Experts to Retrieve Flight Data,” one finds the utterly shocking statement:
“British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the
black boxes of crashed flight MH17, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has
said. This follows a request by authorities in the Netherlands, where
the Malaysia Airlines plane had flown from before crashing in Ukraine
last Thursday. The experts, based at Farnborough, will download data
from the recorders for analysis by Dutch and Ukrainian teams.”
This means that the Ukrainian Government, which is itself suspected
of having brought the airliner down, is participating in the decoding of
the information to determine who brought this plane down. Is it
supposed to be acceptable legal practice, anywhere in the world, to have
a major suspect in a possible criminal investigation participate in the
investigation to determine whom, if anyone, to charge (i.e., whether
the event wasn’t merely a tragic error on the part of whomever fired the
shot or shots that brought this plane down)? Obviously, it is not.
Consequently, the immediate question here is whether this
“investigation” is itself a crime.
The other two Governments that will be decoding this information are
Britain and Netherlands, which are likewise allied with the United
States, which is the very country that installed the existing Government of Ukraine — the suspect that’s participating in this “investigation.”
Obviously, to place the decoding of this black box into the power and
authority of a prime suspect in the case, and of two of that suspect’s
allies, is itself criminal — either by intent or else by negligence.
This “investigation” is, in either instance, a criminal operation,
which should be thoroughly investigated in an authentic and fully legal
investigation to determine who committed the misplacement of the
plane-downing’s black-box investigation: to determine whether that
misplacement was an appalling act of negligence, or itself an
intentionally criminal act to deceive the world’s public about who
downed this plane.
In any case: whatever the “findings” of the present black-box
decoding turns out to be, those “findings” will be entirely
non-credible, unless the Ukrainian Government, a suspect in the downing,
is concluded to be wholly responsible for the shot or shots
that downed the plane. If a co-investigator, in such a case, admits to
full responsibility for having committed what would then be a crime of
intent, not merely a crime of negligence, then at least one can
reasonably respect that sole-perpetrator’s integrity, for admitting and
accepting full responsibility for it. But otherwise, any exculpation
whatsoever, by the black-box team, of the Ukrainian Government in this
affair, can be believed only by idiots.
Already, “First Examination of Malaysian MH-17 Cockpit Photo Shows Ukrainian Government Shot that Plane Down.” A
credible pilot and investigative journalist had managed to screen-save
key pictures of the crash-site before those pictures were removed from
the Internet, and has now concluded definitely that the two Ukrainian
Government SU-25 fighter jets that were “accompanying” the Malaysian
airliner into and through the conflict zone had virtually simultaneously
shot “double-barreled 30-mm gun, type GSh-302,” carrying “a 250 round
magazine of anti-tank incendiary shells and splinter-explosive shells
(dum-dum),” which are “designed to penetrate the solid armor of a tank.”
The cockpit on one side of the plane was clearly shown in one of those
photos, and it had not only entrance bullet-holes but exit bullet-holes, holes from firing from both sides of the airliner, and this can only result from both of the SU-25 jets firing into the cockpit, firing at it from both sides.
Unless that pilot’s analysis is subsequently shown to be flawed or
else faked, the world now knows, as well as it ever is going to be able
to (unless and until that piece of the wreckage is publicly shown from
the crash-site, though even then it might by now have been
tampered-with), precisely who and how downed the Malaysian airliner:
this photo taken moments after the crash show it was downed by those two
Ukrainian Government planes. There was no ground-based firing that
brought it down, because no ground-based firing could possibly have
produced the bullet-holes from both sides of that fragment of the cockpit.
This is a war-crime, with a criminal attempt to cover it up, and with
criminal participation by the Western press and others, to hide it from
That’s what it is, as well as will now likely ever be able to be
reconstructed of the downing of that plane, because the official
“investigation” (at least of the black-box portion of it) is clearly a
Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.