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Bush Spends Almost 100 MILLION on Pakistan's Nuclear Weapon program
 


18 November 2007 at 12:50:04 PM
salon

Doesn't it strike you strange that Bush has the chutzpah to tell Iran no nuclear power for you, but has given money to a military dictator who has now declared martial law in his country for nuclear WEAPONS?

Over the past six years, the Bush administration has spent almost $100 million on a highly classified program to help Gen. Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s president, secure his country’s nuclear weapons, according to current and former senior administration officials....

The aid, buried in secret portions of the federal budget, paid for the training of Pakistani personnel in the United States and the construction of a nuclear security training center in Pakistan, a facility that American officials say is nowhere near completion, even though it was supposed to be in operation this year.

Oh. Secret. What, he didn't want anyone to KNOW the US has been subsidizing Pakistan's nuclear weapons program?

A raft of equipment — from helicopters to night-vision goggles to nuclear detection equipment — was given to Pakistan to help secure its nuclear material, its warheads, and the laboratories that were the site of the worst known case of nuclear proliferation in the atomic age.

While American officials say that they believe the arsenal is safe at the moment, and that they take at face value Pakistani assurances that security is vastly improved, in many cases the Pakistani government has been reluctant to show American officials how or where the gear is actually used.

Okay. Then, Sheesh, why should Pakistan have to tell us HOW THEY USE THE MONEY WE ARE POURING OUT TO THEM??????


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