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Iran to obtain uranium from Zimbabwe
JPost ^ | 25/04/2010 06:48 | By AP

Posted on 04/24/2010 9:25:19 PM PDT by sofaman

Edited on 04/25/2010 6:22:40 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

KAMPALA, UgandaŚ Iran's president is in Africa this week to build alliances to evade stronger U.N. sanctions for his country's nuclear program, ease its international isolation and strengthen its economy.

Both Zimbabwe and Uganda, the two countries President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is visiting, have something to offer.


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; ahmadinejad; bhoafrica; bhoiran; iran; iraniannukes; mengistu; molybdenum; mugabe; uganda; uranium; zimbabwe

1 posted on 04/24/2010 9:25:19 PM PDT by sofaman
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To: Nachum; SJackson

Pingaroonie


2 posted on 04/24/2010 9:25:58 PM PDT by sofaman ( "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government")
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To: sofaman

It’s okay, 0bama is out helping OJ find the real killers.


3 posted on 04/24/2010 9:27:22 PM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: sofaman

Zimbabwe and Uganda are known for their formerly tight relationship with Saddam Hussein of Iraq.


4 posted on 04/24/2010 9:31:17 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

along with Niger.


5 posted on 04/24/2010 9:33:15 PM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: sofaman

Iran to obtain uranium from Kenya


6 posted on 04/24/2010 9:33:45 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: piasa

Zimbabwe is also known for coziness with Libya, China & North Korea. Coincidence, I’m sure...


7 posted on 04/24/2010 9:34:56 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: sofaman; MikeEdwards
APRIL 2001 : (ZIMBABWE : UN SECRETARY GENERAL KOFI ANNAN'S SON INVOLVED IN COMPLETION OF HARARE AIRPORT) Even with Zimbabwe caught up in the kind of political strife that sees its own people starving, the contract to build the new Harare airport was going to make somebody rich. Estimated to cost Z$5 billion, by the time of its completion in April of 2001, the airport terminal had cost Z$7 billion.
Kojo Annan, Kofi’s youngest son, only 26 years of age at the time, served on the AHT board with [Hani] Yamani, with whom he was also negotiating the sale of two million barrels of oil in 2001, in the same timeframe the airport project was coming to an end.
In Harare, President Mugabe was being linked to the payment of unauthorized commissions during construction of the airport. As the project was about to wrap up, serious rifts were also developing between AHT, the main contractor and local representatives and government officials. Before it was over, the airport project had become a tale of cronyism that leached all the way back to over to Manhattan’s United Nations via Kofi Annan’s son Kojo, Mugabe’s nephew, Leo and Yamani, the jet-setting son of the famous and powerful former Saudi oil minister, Sheikh Ahmed Yamani. It all added up to a powder keg waiting for the strike of a match.
------- "While Kofi Annan was ignoring Zimbabwe crisis, his son was building Harare's airport," CFP ^ | January 8, 2005 | Judi McLeod Posted on 02/08/2005 11:08:20 AM PST by MikeEdwards
8 posted on 04/24/2010 9:38:27 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Perdogg

Yep...

While the international arena has paid scant attention to Zimbabwe while it struggles under the firm boot of Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s ruling party was in proactive drive with the Intelligence Agency of one Saddam Hussein.
Indeed, Hussein’s Intelligence Agency had a section dedicated solely to Zimbabwe, although thus far no one has ever been able to explain why. ———While Kofi Annan was ignoring Zimbabwe crisis, his son was building Harare’s airport, CFP ^ | January 8, 2005 | Judi McLeod, Posted on 02/08/2005 11:08:20 AM PST by MikeEdwards


9 posted on 04/24/2010 9:42:35 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: sofaman
Speaking of Uganda-

* Uganda, Iraqi diplomat FALLAH HASSAN AL RUBDIE & Allied Democratic Forces aka ADF :

BAGHDAD--Saddam Hussein's regime was linked to an African Islamist terrorist group, according to intelligence papers. The documents provide the first hard evidence of ties between Iraq and religious terrorism. Secret dossiers detailing the group's discussions with the Iraqi Intelligence Service were found in the spies' Baghdad headquarters, among the detritus of shredding. The papers show how an Iraqi diplomat in Nairobi, Fallah Hassan Al Rubdie, was in discussion with the Allied Democratic Forces, a Ugandan guerrilla group with ties to other anti-Western Islamist organizations. While the United States has long argued that Saddam's regime was aiding Islamist groups, it has struggled until now to provide evidence. ---------- "Papers connect Iraqi spies to African terrorist group," BY PHILIP SMUCKER AND ADRIAN BLOMFIELD, Chicago Sun-Times, April 18, 2003

10 posted on 04/24/2010 9:49:38 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

Nick Berg, the cell tower-climbing American that Zarqawi decapitated in Iraq, spent some time in Uganda before 1999.


11 posted on 04/24/2010 9:53:20 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: sofaman

Another backdoor uranium supplier...


12 posted on 04/24/2010 10:24:06 PM PDT by myknowledge (B.H. Obama's just a frontman. A frontman for who? The globalist elite, stupid!)
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To: sofaman

Hey, send Valerie down there. I’m sure she can investigate...


13 posted on 04/24/2010 10:39:18 PM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: sofaman
zimbabwe Pictures, Images and Photos
14 posted on 04/24/2010 10:51:30 PM PDT by Molson Labe
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To: Molson Labe
mugabe Pictures, Images and Photos
15 posted on 04/24/2010 10:57:49 PM PDT by Molson Labe
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To: Molson Labe
Mugabe Pictures, Images and Photos
16 posted on 04/24/2010 10:59:19 PM PDT by Molson Labe
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To: Molson Labe
ceiling mugabe Pictures, Images and Photos
17 posted on 04/24/2010 11:06:52 PM PDT by Molson Labe
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To: sofaman

Well, isn’t that just brilliant...


18 posted on 04/24/2010 11:12:20 PM PDT by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Molson Labe
Uranium Flyer Pictures, Images and Photos
19 posted on 04/24/2010 11:19:00 PM PDT by Molson Labe
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To: myknowledge

Zimbabwe is a shit hole. Couldn’t we bomb these guys to heck in about 15 minutes ?

What are we doing ?


20 posted on 04/24/2010 11:24:51 PM PDT by se_ohio_young_conservative (God save America)
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To: sofaman

Hey sofa, you hit on a cast of evil characters and countries people better wake up and realize are going to take out Israel, America and everything inbetween.

Ahmadinejad not only teaming up with
Mugabe but also add in another one, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez.
Another Uranium loon who is teaming up with Iran and
building up other allies in Latin and South America.

In the mean time Obama wants Bibi to shutup and make nice with the enemy.

It is 1936 all over again.

Time is short for America, Israel and other freedom loving countries while every anti war far leftists from Marxist
Obama to the NeoLeftist Ron Paul loons , the Blame America
first bunch help take down civilization by allowing this to go on.


21 posted on 04/24/2010 11:58:40 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: sofaman
Oh what fools.

What a perfect target for Israel. No one gives a damn about Zimbabwe but the message/warning is sent loud and clear, and at the same time an attack down there does nothing to stoke the nationalist fervor in Iran that Ahmadinejad is trying to foment. And finally there are no serious airspace issues to deal with. So wherever it is the Zimbubus mine their uranium I sure as hell wouldn't want to be the nightwatchman.

22 posted on 04/25/2010 2:02:06 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (Now can we forget about that old rum-runner Joe Kennedy and his progeny of philandering drunks?)
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To: Perdogg
along with Niger.

Please, it's Negro.
23 posted on 04/25/2010 4:20:32 AM PDT by mkjessup (Forget about McCain, forget about RINOs, let's rally 'round Sarah and save AMERICA!)
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To: sofaman

Ok, Iran will get the bomb. Let me be the first to say. Iran got the bomb on Obama’s shift.


24 posted on 04/25/2010 5:19:59 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: VRW Conspirator
Ok, Iran will get the bomb. Let me be the first to say. Iran got the bomb on Obama’s shift.

Israel and the US will "get" the bomb as well. /s

25 posted on 04/25/2010 5:34:55 AM PDT by Loud Mime (initialpoints.net - - The Constitution as the center of politics -- Download the graph)
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To: sofaman
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmm Yellow Cake

opoooo

26 posted on 04/25/2010 5:36:35 AM PDT by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: Perdogg

He is busy cracking down on the j00s, I mean Wall Street.


27 posted on 04/25/2010 5:50:14 AM PDT by omega4179 (www.jdforsenate.com)
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To: sofaman
Some oppressive and arrogant states deny people their rights. Today, they are trying to possess and control world resources," he said, speaking through an interpreter

Like China, Iran, and Zimbabwe?

28 posted on 04/25/2010 6:03:15 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: sofaman

____ Jimmy Carter!!!!!


29 posted on 04/25/2010 8:09:08 AM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: piasa
Zimbabwe and Uganda are known for their formerly tight relationship with Saddam Hussein of Iraq.

No they weren't! Bush and Tony Blair made all that up, remember? It's just too outlandish to think a Middle Eastern tyrant would ever try to buy uranium in Africa.
30 posted on 04/25/2010 8:17:18 AM PDT by The Pack Knight (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: sofaman
What does Joe Wilson have to say about this ( sarc / off ).....

I had a feeling their was more than one country in Africa that may have been supplying some form of raw or processed material.

That is why the whole Joe Wilson thing frosted me, he may have been looking in the wrong country and GWB, Cheney and Company couldn't come out and say it and the dumb @$$ press couldn't think critically enough to ask it or let go of their bias not to bash Bush!

31 posted on 04/25/2010 8:18:44 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: sofaman

This is interesting. Iran owns a 15% stake in one of the largest uranium mines in Southern Africa, Rossing out of Namibia. Not sure why they need anything from Zimbabwe or Uganda.


32 posted on 04/25/2010 8:29:01 AM PDT by Ironfocus
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To: taildragger

Don't plame me ... i just work here.

;o)

33 posted on 04/25/2010 9:21:50 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: sofaman

Maybe James Cameron can make an allegorical film about evil Iran mining and plundering the beautiful, unspoiled, virginal natural state and exploiting the noble savages, all for the power to be gained from a rare mineral.


34 posted on 04/25/2010 9:27:03 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: sofaman

Please send Valerie Plame’s husband over there to confirm, would ya?


35 posted on 04/25/2010 10:51:35 AM PDT by SeattleBruce (God, Family, Church, Country - 11/2010, 11/2012 - Tea Party like it's 1773 & pray 2 Chronicles 7:14!)
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To: sofaman

Iran just might obtain some uranium from the Israeli Air Force one of these days.


36 posted on 04/25/2010 10:59:26 AM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: sofaman
Send Joe Wilson to drink some tea... umm, investigate.


37 posted on 04/25/2010 11:45:19 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, $10 is all it would take, why spend millions to cover it up?)
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To: FreeAtlanta; Liberty Valance; SeattleBruce

A lot of us sharing brain waves.


38 posted on 04/25/2010 11:47:02 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Hey, Barack "Hubris" Obama, $10 is all it would take, why spend millions to cover it up?)
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To: taildragger

Joe and Val intentionally looked in wrong place,
and steered the US away from the truth,
as their consulting company helped make
the yellowcake deals, along with COGEMA
in France who was paying them consulting fees.
Cogema got 2 billion of Saddam’s oil for food
scandle money.Ed


39 posted on 04/25/2010 2:27:33 PM PDT by hubel458
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To: sofaman

Mengistu Haile Mariam is a guest in Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe. He was sentenced to die in Ethiopia. He is the worst dictator in Africa that resulted in millions of deaths including the famine that led to the World Aide concert.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mengistu_Haile_Mariam


40 posted on 04/25/2010 5:58:00 PM PDT by Ptarmigan (Remember The Great Ptarmigan/Rabbit War!)
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To: piasa

“Zimbabwe is also known for coziness with Libya, China & North Korea. Coincidence, I’m sure...”

I suppose Mugabe doesn’t realize that the leaders of these countries look down on him because he is black and that they think of him as an inferior tributary, not an equal at the negotiating table. The minute they get nukes of their own, after blowing Israel to smithereens, the Chinese will take Africa while Iran takes the Middle East.

And Mugabe will either do as the Chinese say or end up shot. He’s literally supplying the means for his own overthrow.


42 posted on 04/25/2010 7:44:48 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: sofaman

Iranian uranium (haha) is rich in molybdenum, which makes it more difficult to enrich, so it’s easier to buy it from foreign countries....like Zimbabwe. And Russia.


43 posted on 04/25/2010 10:00:12 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (Martyr: Arabic word for "lousy fighter")
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