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China-al Qaeda nexus
Washinton Times ^
| December 21, 2001
| Bill Gertz and Rowan Scarborough
Posted on 12/21/2001 5:43:59 PM PST by Jewels1091
Edited on 07/12/2004 3:36:29 PM PDT by Jim Robinson.
China continued to supply arms to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda terrorist even after the group began the September 11 attack on America, says a senior U.S. official.
The official said that a week after the terrorist attack, the ruling Taliban and the al Qaeda fighters embedded among them, received a shipment of Chinese-made SA-7 missiles. The shoulder-fired anti-aircraft weapons are similar to the U.S. Stinger.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
Mark my words, we will be at war with china within 15 to 20 years and they will be using all those missles that billyboy helped them build!
Come on now, these people are our new trading partners. Free trade with this communist dictatorship will help us prevent a war. (/sarcasm off)
I am in the middle of "Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order" by Samuel P. Huntington, it goes into great detail about how China and Islam pose a threat to the West and how they may cooperate and compete in challenging America. If you have time you might want to read it, makes a lot of good points about the how and why of our growing conflicts with China.
To: Black Jade
Oh oh. I smell a conflict of interest about to be exposed and challanged.
To: Libertarianize the GOP
All the more reason to bring Russia securely into the Western Alliance as quickly as possible.
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To: Black Jade
posted on 12/23/2001 3:10:23 PM PST
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