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US Radio Bombing of Cuba Found Illegal
Prensa Latina ^ | 11/15/07

Posted on 11/15/2007 12:40:25 PM PST by Abathar

Geneva, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The World Radiocommunication Conference recognized Wednesday that US transmissions against Cuba are illegal, thus causing irritation among US representatives at the forum.

After three weeks of negotiations, the conference of technical experts from several countries rejected this practice.

"Radio transmissions from an aircraft only toward the territory of another government, and without its consent," contravenes radio communication regulations," the conference decided.

Diplomats interviewed by Prensa Latina said "this is a firm rejection of measures implemented by the Bush government in the last years.

The plenary meeting also indicated that Washington has not stopped the prejudicial interference of Cuban broadcast services, despite several requests by the Radiocommunications Office.

Regarding that, it urged the United States to adopt the necessary measures to resolve this and asked the International Telecommunications Union to inform on related progress in coming meetings.

After the remarks, the US delegation decided to withdraw from the agreement and, clearly challenging the meeting, said the illegal transmission policy toward Cuba will be maintained.

According to participants, with its stance the United States corroborated its disrespect of multilateralism, and its once again arrogant style in an international event.


TOPICS: Cuba; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biteme
Ho Hum, another slap at the U.S. we will turn around and ignore...

"According to participants, with its stance the United States corroborated its disrespect of multilateralism, and its once again arrogant style in an international event."

I wonder which little commie dictator's representative said this, probably Chavez's little toad since it concerns his good buddy Castro.

1 posted on 11/15/2007 12:40:27 PM PST by Abathar
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To: Abathar

Why do we put up with this crap?


2 posted on 11/15/2007 12:42:37 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Abathar

Worthless prattle...


3 posted on 11/15/2007 12:45:34 PM PST by Edgerunner (If you won't let the military fight your battles, you will have to. Keep your powder dry...)
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To: Abathar
The U.S. needs to declare "The World Radiocommunication Conference" illegal.
4 posted on 11/15/2007 12:45:48 PM PST by outofstyle (My Ride's Here)
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To: Abathar

Yawn. Unless this resolution has the force of law (e.g., if the USA is treaty-bound to honor it), who cares? Besides, we aren’t jamming Cubans’ transmissions. We’re giving them additional things to listen to, if they dare to risk the wrath of Castro by listening to them.


5 posted on 11/15/2007 12:46:00 PM PST by pogo101
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To: Abathar

Radio free Cuba


6 posted on 11/15/2007 12:49:29 PM PST by Domandred (Eagles soar, but unfortunately weasels never get sucked into jet engines)
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To: Abathar; txradioguy

The World Radiocommunication Conference?

Says who? Screw them... it’s not Marcone and they don’t own the air.


7 posted on 11/15/2007 12:49:55 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray for the souls of the faithful departed.)
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To: Abathar
The broadcasts will continue until the Castro regime is gone and freedom returns to the island.

The WRC can go fornicate itself.
8 posted on 11/15/2007 12:52:27 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (Ron Paul put the cuckoo in my Cocoa Puffs)
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To: Abathar

“(SCOTUS Chief Justice)John Marshall has made his decision; now let him enforce it!” President Andrew Jackson


9 posted on 11/15/2007 12:53:03 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Your "dirt" on Fred is about as persuasive as a Nancy Pelosi Veteran's Day Speech)
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To: Abathar

Okay, so we stop the “Radio Bombing” and go back to conventional bombing......


10 posted on 11/15/2007 12:53:13 PM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: Abathar

Yeah, well, apparently we helped pay for this conference, according to the FCC website. It was organized by the International Telecommunication Union, and is part of the — SURPRISE! — United Nations.


11 posted on 11/15/2007 12:53:34 PM PST by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: Abathar
The World Radiocommunication Conference another one of them World things... they are so predictable.
12 posted on 11/15/2007 12:53:46 PM PST by Ancient Drive
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To: Abathar
Or,

According to participants, with its stance the World Radiocommunications Conference corroborated its disrespect of freedom and liberty, and its once again arrogant style in an international event."

13 posted on 11/15/2007 12:54:12 PM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Abathar

Forgot to say the source of this article, Prensa Latina, is the Cuban government’s news service, the Cuban version of the old sTass.


14 posted on 11/15/2007 12:55:15 PM PST by 3AngelaD (They screwed up their own countries so bad they had to leave, and now they're here screwing up ours)
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To: Abathar

good then lets radio bomb Geneva instead.

What a bunch of Twits(sp)...


15 posted on 11/15/2007 1:00:38 PM PST by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: Abathar

Translation: There is a radio program that criticizes Cuba.

I remember the Cubans threatened to jam all radio in the US if we didn’t stop broadcasting free radio towards Cuba. We threatened to bomb them if they did. end of discussion


16 posted on 11/15/2007 1:05:10 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Abathar

It is just freedom of speech.........


17 posted on 11/15/2007 1:09:59 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: 3AngelaD

Is it? I was wondering, it was linked from another site and I had never heard of it before. It had that progressive / commie feel to it on the page.


18 posted on 11/15/2007 1:10:22 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: illiac

OF course its freedom speech, but its what is being said that the world objects to. Had it been praising Fidel there would never have been a peep from anyone.


19 posted on 11/15/2007 1:12:47 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Abathar

AMEN!


20 posted on 11/15/2007 1:15:27 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Abathar

"(tsk) That's a shame."

21 posted on 11/15/2007 1:48:33 PM PST by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: AppyPappy

You remember that! I think it was in 1990 that Miami was bombarded by Radio Havana broadcasts as Castro blustered that “we are not a nuclear power, but we are a radio power!!”

Suddenly, though, things got real quiet. I’ve always theorized that the threat was not to bomb Castro’s broadcast transmitters (filled with human shields) but rather his jamming transmitters that were keeping Radio Marti from being heard. Letting the truth get through to Cuba would have been a far greater threat to the Cuban thug dictator.

Anyway, any international organization with the words “World” or “Union” in its title can go boink itself, IMHO.

;^)


22 posted on 11/15/2007 1:50:33 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: Abathar

Fine, what’s say we now use this as justification to blow up al Jazeera since they’re the mouthpiece of OBL and their broadcasts of his garbage directly affect pretty much every non-Islamic government on the globe.


23 posted on 11/15/2007 1:50:59 PM PST by SCHROLL
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To: Abathar

These people woudl object to radio free europe.

the people in cuba are slaves, slaves must be freed.


24 posted on 11/15/2007 1:53:15 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: elcid1970
Weren't there stories that the Iranians were using Cuba to jam anti-IRI regime broadcasts that was affecting US domestic stuff?

Perhaps the Iranian operation is the one really causing problems?

25 posted on 11/15/2007 2:03:18 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: Calvin Locke

Islamist Iran is THE worst nation state mischief-maker.

Russia and China play around the edges, Chavez and Castro bluster, but the Iranian regime is full time terroristic.

Iranian Shiite (the `twelvers’) fanatics are indifferent, even welcoming of their own extermination in the `last days’.

Not a question of if, but when the eastern skies flash incandescent.


26 posted on 11/15/2007 2:33:32 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: Abathar
"Radio transmissions from an aircraft only toward the territory of another government, and without its consent," contravenes radio communication regulations," the conference decided.

I would expect this from people trying to keep tyrants in power. That's why we'll see the fairness doctrine again.

27 posted on 11/15/2007 2:41:46 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: Abathar

How many soldiers does the World Radiocommunication Conference have?


28 posted on 11/15/2007 2:43:48 PM PST by CholeraJoe (Be unique. It makes it easier for the rest of us to identify the morons.)
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To: CholeraJoe

Who knows, but I bet they look really pretty in their baby blue helmets and crisp pressed jackets...


29 posted on 11/15/2007 3:09:23 PM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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