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US Radar Provokes PR War

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posted on Dec, 1 2007 @ 05:41 AM
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US Radar Provokes PR War


www.ipsnews.net

The Czech government has begun an 890,000-dollar information campaign supporting the U.S. plan to set up a radar station in the Czech Republic. Opponents of the plan -- led by the Social Democrats -- want some of that money to fund alternative information campaigns so as to create an actual debate on the issue and prepare the population for the possibility of a referendum.

The radar system -- officially presented by Washington as offering protection to the West from missile attacks by "rogue states" such as Iran and North Korea -- would have two elements: a radar in the Czech Republic and an anti-missile base in Poland.

"We decided to start an alternative information campaign since we feel the government is brainwashing the Czech public
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posted on Dec, 1 2007 @ 05:41 AM
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Hooray for this attempt to give out alternative views.

Good luck to them. I hope they succeed. There are a lot of people aginst this European missile defence screen, as some see it as nothing more than a direct poke towards Russia and Chine rather than it being directed towards other rogue states.

It does kind of seem funny though as some of the places the USA wants to put these bases seem to be quite a distance form the 'proposed' rogue states.

Yeah, the bases might protect the UK and the USA, but what about all the other countries in between?

Who's to say a launched missile will be going to the UK/USA, it might be off to warm up the neighbours 200 miles away...



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