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US bankers want more wars to reflate economy: Analyst

US bankers are desperately seeking opportunities to launch more wars in order to reflate the economy, an American writer says.

US bankers are desperately seeking opportunities to launch more wars in order to reflate the economy, which is in a deflationary cycle again, an American journalist and writer says.

Dean Henderson, who has written several books, including Big Oil and Their Bankers in the Persian Gulf: Four Horsemen, Eight Families and Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics and Terror Network, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Wednesday.

Henderson said the bankers are desperate to get the war going because “the deflationary depression is looming on the horizon for the Western world and they are trying to reflate the economy again through war.”

“That’s what America does, because we do have this military–industrial complex which is dependent on pick a fight and starting wars to keep this arms industry alive, because that’s really all we have, economically,” he added.

Speaking at the annual conference of the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Dennis Ross, former White House official, said the US should pass a law mandating military action against Iran if it violates the terms of a final deal over its nuclear energy program.

He added Washington must be clear what the consequences would be for any possible Iranian violations of the deal in any agreement over Tehran’s nuclear work.

“It is very telling that he is at this conference in Tel Aviv and threatening Iranians,” Henderson said. “But it’s more of bluster.”

“Dennis Ross is a traitor. I can’t even believe that anybody would send this guy and tell Bibi [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu] that ‘everything is going to be alright, we’ll bomb Iranians for you if we have to,’” he said.

“We’re in negotiations with the Iranians and this is no time to threaten people. That’s not how you negotiate,” he noted.

Iran and the P5+1 states - the US, France, Britain, Russia, China and Germany - are in talks to narrow their differences and pave the way for a final, long-term accord aimed at putting an end to the 12-year-old dispute over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

Iran maintains that as a committed signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), it has the right to use nuclear technology for peaceful purposes.

In addition, the IAEA has conducted numerous inspections of Iran's nuclear facilities but has never found any evidence showing its nuclear program has been diverted to military objectives.


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