18 apr. 2009

Obama's war request: $83.4 billion. [Yes we can be suckered into more wars.]

President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for $83.4 billion in new contingency funds to maintain U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and ramp up spending in conjunction with Pakistan to counter the Taliban threat to the Afghan government.

“We face a security situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan that demands urgent attention,” Obama said in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “The Taliban is resurgent and al Qaeda threatens America from its safe haven along the Afghan-Pakistan border.”

more: http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=8C3831CA-18FE-70B2-A8535F0DEE1D8CE4
Obama wil 63 miljard extra voor oorlogen http://www.spitsnieuws.nl/archives/buitenland/2009/04/obama_wil_63_miljard_extra_voo.html

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