November 28th, 2004

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Significant war news

This unobtrusive news item has profound and far-reaching implications for the War on Terror:

ia Middle East Newsline:
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has approved a project to maintain the command and control network of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

Under the project, the Defense Department and private contractors would operate and maintain the Saudi air force's command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems over the next three years.


Yes, that's right: the United States of America has just achieved total and complete air superiority over Saudi Arabia.

Now that, folks, is what you call one *hell* of a hole card.
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Pray for the Ukraine

It now looks quite possible that the Russian-backed party in the Ukraine will declare martial law and send in troops to pummel the bejesus out of folks who have formed a tent city in Kiev's Independence Square to protest an election so blatantly rigged that even state TV has admitted that it had been forced to lie to the people.

This news comes on the day of remembrance for the seven to ten million Ukranians killed by Stalin's deliberately engineered famine.