U.S. Tightens Missile Shield Encirclement Of China And Russia By Rick Rozoff

4 March, 2010 — Global ResearchStop NATO

So far this year the United States has succeeded in inflaming tensions with China and indefinitely holding up a new strategic arms reduction treaty with Russia through its relentless pursuit of global interceptor missile deployments.

On January 29 the White House confirmed the completion of a nearly $6.5 billion weapons transfer to Taiwan which includes 200 advanced Patriot anti-ballistic missiles. Earlier in the same month it was reported that Washington is also to provide Taiwan with eight frigates which Taipei intends to equip with the Aegis Combat System that includes the capacity for ship-based Standard Missile-3 interceptors.

The Aegis sea-based component of the expanding U.S. interceptor missile system already includes Japan, South Korea and Australia, and with Taiwan added China would be justified in being apprehensive.

On February 28 the U.S. House and Senate foreign affairs committees permitted the sale to Taiwan of missiles, helicopters and ships valued at about $6.4 billion despite weeks of protests from China. The U.S. Defense Department wants to sell Taiwan the most advanced Patriot anti-missile system.The system, valued at $2.8 billion, would add to Taiwan’s network of 22 missile sites around the country. [1]
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HLLN: 5 March, 2010 – Rebuilding Haiti — the Sweatshop Hoax

5 March, 2010 – Ezili’s Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network

Betrayal of Haiti’s majority by Liberal Democrats: Rebuilding Haiti — the Sweatshop Hoax | Going against this reprehensible tide, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan calls for the return of President Aristide, inclusion of Haiti’s majority and a National Mobilization for authentic Haitian Relief/Rebuilding

Recommended HLLN Link: Obama’s offered HOPE is sweatshop slavery http://bit.ly/94PaiI

Changing Haiti’s Paradigm : Haitians must rebuild Haiti not the failed Internationals (UN/USAID/Clinton/IFIs/NGO poverty pimp industry in Haiti: HLLN 14-points to Return Haiti’s Sovereignty and Mobilize For Conscious Relief and Rebuilding with Human Rights, Healing and Dignity A compilation of links, with descriptions to news and analysis on the crisis in Haiti. http://bit.ly/9lXlRF

“Rebuilding Haiti” — the Sweatshop Hoax: …the leading proponents of development through sweatshops have been liberal Democrats in the United States. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pushed hard for HOPE and HOPE II, the 2006 Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act and its 2008 extension; these acts make the plan possible by giving preferential treatment to U.S. imports of apparel assembled in Haiti. UN Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton, the former U.S. president, has provided much of the PR for the plan; in the fall of 2009 he organized a special meeting to encourage foreign business investment in Haiti. Liberal U.S. financier and philanthropist George Soros is helping build a new $45 million industrial park near Port-au-Prince’s impoverished Cité Soleil neighborhood as part of the plan’s implementation. Adding to the project’s liberal credentials, in August 2009 Bill Clinton made Dr. Paul Farmer his deputy UN special envoy.” (http://bit.ly/a7TtCs)

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Haiti's Earthquake and Reconstruction Through the Eyes of Many By MARK SCHULLER

5-7 March, 2010 — Counterpunch

Fault Lines
First of all my sympathies to those in Chile who have lost their houses, their livelihoods, their family members, and their sense of stability. Last weekend’s earthquake was unquestionably damaging. At 8.8 on the Richter scale, it was also almost a hundred times more powerful than January’s quake in Haiti. Thankfully its epicenter was farther from large urban centers. Thankfully also Chile has slowly recovered from its violent coup d’état that ushered in a round of neoliberalism (In fact Chile was its first laboratory – U of Chicago economist Milton Friedman was the official economic advisor to dictator Augusto Pinochet just months after the coup). While Haiti fades from the headlines, the situation on the ground in Haiti remains urgent, as only a third of the survivors have their needs for a temporary dry shelter met.

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Changing Haiti's Paradigm: Haitians must rebuild Haiti not the failed Internationals

4 March, 2010 — Ezili’s Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network

Recommended HLLN Link:
Changing Haiti’s Paradigm HLLN 14-points to Return Haiti’s Sovereignty and Mobilize For Conscious Relief and Rebuilding with Human Rights, Healing and Dignity
http://bit.ly/9lXlRF

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– Panelists: Haitians must rebuild Haiti | Final Call | By James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor- | Mar 3, 2010 – http://bit.ly/cz0t7D

Link: For a Return of Haiti’s Sovereignty and for Disaster relief, Rebuilding with Human Rights, Healing and Dignity http://bit.ly/9lXlRF

National News, Final Call Panelists: Haitians must rebuild Haiti By James G. Muhammad -Contributing Editor- | Last updated: Mar 3, 2010 – 8:37:14 AM
http://bit.ly/cz0t7D

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Oil in Haiti, reasons for the US occupation

4 March, 2010 — Ezili’s Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network

Recommended HLLN Links:
Oil in Haiti, reasons for the US occupation, Part 2
http://bit.ly/d7f8Cw

Part 1 of Oil in Haiti as the economic reasons for the US/UN
http://bit.ly/IausQ

Haiti’s Riches
http://bit.ly/l960t

– BIG OIL BEHIND HAITI QUAKE? By Victor Thorn | http://www.americanfreepress.net/html/haiti_oil__210.html

– Oil, gas, gold, copper, etc., in Haiti equals US occupation By Jerry Mazza | Online Journal Associate Editor
http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_5558.shtml

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Oil, gas, gold, copper, etc., in Haiti equals US occupation By Jerry Mazza | Online Journal Associate Editor
http://onlinejournal.com/artman/publish/article_5558.shtml

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