US Defence Secretary Robert Gates will travel to Australia later this week for bilateral security talks as part of a round-the-world trip, the Pentagon said overnight...I suppose we should be flattered that we get such high-profile emissaries. Poorer nations just get economic hit-men like John Perkins.
The State Department will be represented by Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte.
19 Feb. 2008
Beggars With Bloody Bowls
Whenever a new government is elected, emissaries from the US military-industrial complex are sent out to get signatures on new arms deals. Well, here they come:
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