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China brokered sale of F-14 spare parts to Iran

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JSR

posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 04:14 PM
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China brokered sale of F-14 spare parts to Iran


www.worldtribune.com

WASHINGTON — The United States has learned that China was serving as a front for the illegal export of spare parts of the F-14 fighter-jet to Iran.
Officials said China has brokered purchases of F-14 spare parts for Iran's military. They said most of the components were obtained from surplus offered by the U.S. Defense Department.

"The Department of Defense should not be supplying sensitive military equipment to our adversaries, our enemies, terrorists," Rep. Christopher Shays, a Connecticut Republican, said.
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JSR

posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 04:14 PM
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I thought it was against the un sanctions for Iran to acquire these types of things. I could be wrong.

I also find it strange that these parts came from US military stocks. the movie "The Lord of War" comes to mind. maybe the gun runners of the world are gearing up for the next big war sure to happen.

couple this with the recent loss of internet communication, it seems a sure bet now.

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