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DRUDGEREPORT: U.S. wants defensive missile system in Europe against Iran
DrudgeReport ^ | 10.9.2003 | Matt Drudge
Posted on 10/09/2003 12:14 PM PDT by DoctorZIn
Munich (dpa) - The U.S. government is sounding out the possibility of bilateral agreements with European countries to allow stationing of a defensive missile system directed against Iran, a leading German newspaper reported in its Friday edition.
Countries accepting the missiles would be rewarded by the U.S. with economic assistance, according to the report in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung citing unnamed U.S. State Department officials.
One ranking U.S. diplomat told the newspaper a joint project with European participation would be preferable, creating a missile-defence system to guard against attacks on both Europe and North America. However chances of obtaining NATO approval for the project were slim, the official said. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/998332/posts
One ranking U.S. diplomat told the newspaper a joint project with European participation would be preferable, creating a missile-defence system to guard against attacks on both Europe and North America.
posted on 10/09/2003 12:30:41 PM PDT
(Homeland Security + Tom Ridge = Open Borders --> Demand Change!)
Unnamed sources, ranking diplomat.
If chances of NATO approval are "slim" then so is the chance of NATO relevance.
The french are still rude, effete and under the illusion they matter.
As for "unnamed sources in the State Department" and "ranking diplomats", both are persona non grata after Joe Wilson's partisan vendetta.
We can knock down Scuds and Silkworms and in the end that trumps le french pout.
posted on 10/09/2003 9:04:46 PM PDT
(Hitlery: das Butch von Buchenvald)
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