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Originally posted by SirMike
reply to post by 12voltz
I agree ... I served with some ADF personelle and thought they were a great group.
AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
MANILAL: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today vowed military support for the Philippines, delivering a firm message from the deck of an American warship at a time of rising tensions with China.
On a steaming hot day on Manila Bay, Clinton boarded the USS Fitzgerald, a US Navy destroyer based in California, as she signed a declaration marking 60 years since the United States signed a security treaty with its former colony.
Nov 16, 2011 10:02am
Communist Protesters Throw Red Paint on Clinton’s Motorcade
The discovery of bullet holes followed reports of gunfire near the White House on Friday night, although the bullets have not been conclusively connected with that shooting, authorities said. An assault rifle and an abandoned vehicle were found Friday, which led authorities to disclose they had linked Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez to the reported gunfire.
Ortega, 21, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Pennsylvania authorities at a hotel near Indiana, Pa., the Secret Service said. He was in Pennsylvania State Police custody. A tip from someone who saw and identified Ortega led to his arrest, Secret Service spokesman George Ogilvie said.
Oscar Ramiro Ortega Hernandez
Universidad Santo Tomás
Philippines ex-President Gloria Arroyo blocked from boarding plane
(CNN) -- Former Philippines President Gloria Arroyo was stopped from boarding a plane at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport Tuesday, hours after the country's Supreme Court overruled government-imposed restrictions on her travels.
The Philippines government fears that Arroyo, who is facing allegations of corruption and electoral fraud, will flee if allowed to leave the country.
Arroyo won't leave Thursday - Horn
Originally posted by IdeaLogical
I'm all for being allies with the great US of A, but we are Australians, I say go back to your country leave us be. How would you feel us Aussies setting up shop in USA for strategic Canadian reasons (you know, throw 'nother shrimp on the barbie mate, she'll be right). Just kidding.
Originally posted by 12voltz
reply to post by AussieAmandaC
Darwin and surrounds is a military base already and having some U.S personnel there would not even be noticed .
You might even be happy they are there if this country was threatened.
All this talk about China Vs U.S , Well IF its real then one day you will have to choose which side you are onedit on 16-11-2011 by 12voltz because: Its a Big IF
Originally posted by GogoVicMorrow
reply to post by AussieAmandaC
Do something about it.
Originally posted by Aussie Amanda Ci]
reply to post by SirMike
Watch the last link I posted, China is not knocking on any door they haven't peacefully been for the last ten years!
I will not get roped into your fear mongering for invasion rubbish, we're in business with them.
The only invasions and paranoia over invasion, I see when I look at the news (everywhere) all involves America!