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Russian weapons could unleash LatAm arms race: US ambassador
afp ^ | 11/2/08 | afp

Posted on 11/02/2008 7:14:58 PM PST by Flavius

BOGOTA (AFP) – A flood of Russian weapons recently sold to Latin American governments could unleash an arms race in the already volatile region, Washington's ambassador to Colombia warned in remarks published in local media here Sunday.

"It's important to proceed carefully in introducing new weapons and weapons systems in the hemisphere," said US ambassador William Brownfield, speaking to the El Tiempo newspape

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: armsrace; coldwar2; cuba; kremlin; latinamerica; moscow; russia; sovietunion; venezuela

1 posted on 11/02/2008 7:14:58 PM PST by Flavius
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To: lizol; Lukasz; strategofr; GSlob; spanalot; Thunder90; Tailgunner Joe; propertius; REactor; ...
People want to elect Obama, a guy who has pro-Russia and pro-Chavez sentiments, while America is threatened by the new Cold War???

Russia/Soviet/Coldwar2 PING!!!

To be added or removed from this list, please FReepmail me...

2 posted on 11/02/2008 7:46:10 PM PST by Thunder90
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To: Thunder90
This just in ....

3 posted on 11/02/2008 11:15:32 PM PST by M. Espinola (Freedom is not 'free'.)
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To: M. Espinola

Ah yes. “It’s not who votes that counts, it’s who counts the votes”.

4 posted on 11/03/2008 8:11:07 AM PST by realdifferent1 (Press 'Preview', then 'Post'; Circle final answer: show all work for extra credit.)
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