Friday, August 28, 2009

August 28 2009 Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary: Afghanistan - Twice The Length Of WWII And All We Got Was This Lousy War Of Attrition

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Cabale News ServiceAugust 28 2009 Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary: Two Words... "Out Now!" We've Been In Afghanistan Twice The Length Of World War Two And All We Got Was This Lousy War Of Attrition

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In The News: The war in Afghanistan goes on and 299 Americans have died in the EIGHT YEARS the US has prosecuted it. It has been the deadliest year, and August the deadliest month in that year so far.

Next door in Waziristan UAV strikes attempt an assassination on the new leader of the Taliban Hakimullah Mehsud. We're having some success in our drone war, if you consider destroying multiple structures and homes in our attempts to assassinate one person "success".

NASA has canceled a test launch of the 'Ares' rocket due to " auxiliary power unit that drives the motor's thrust vector control steering system..." problems... It's $30 million over budget, two years behind schedule, the program may be scrapped, AND the project manager is "...leaving for private aerospace job..."

The Space Shuttle Discovery launch was also scratched again last night due to a problem with a hydrogen valve or it's indicators electronics... If it doesn't go up tonight night, the launch is scrubbed until October.

The US SEEMS to be preparing to declare the Honduran coup government illegal. It has stopped issuing visas (except of an emergency nature) and is ready to withdraw $151 million dollars in foreign aid. However, some sources say "Millions of dollars in USAID funding still flowing to Honduras".

Also, a meeting in Argentina of the Organization of American States (OAS) is coming up... Honduras' outlaw regime, and Veneszuala's claim, along with a number of other nations, which says placing US troops in Colombia is a threat to regional security, is also on the agenda. Colombia is also complaining... "The OAS complaint came after Chavez attacked Colombia as a "narco-state," ordered investigations of Colombian companies in Venezuela..."

Inter Press Service News Agency
Saturday, August 29, 2009 04:33 GMT

Uribe Defends US Base Deal from Neighbours

Marcela Valente

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 28 (IPS) - At a special summit Friday in Argentina, the presidents of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) questioned the agreement under which Colombia will allow the United States to use seven military bases in its territory.

After a debate that dragged on for nearly seven hours, instead of three as planned, the leaders meeting in the ski resort town of Bariloche in southern Argentina agreed that their defence ministers will carry out an in-depth analysis of the implications of the controversial bilateral agreement between Colombia and the U.S., and propose steps to be taken.

The actual contents of the deal to be signed by the governments of Colombia and the United States have not yet been divulged.

Although the climate was not as hostile as expected, the presidents and other representatives of the 12 UNASUR nations expressed their fears and concerns over the bilateral agreement, with varying degrees of vehemence and bluntness... [In Full]

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