October 3, 2007
This Week's Paranoiac Outburst
Well, it's not really paranoiac as much as it is a very sad commentary on the United States.
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U.S. leads the world in global arms sales: AFP
U.S. arms sales fuels India and Pakistan conflict: Foreign Policy in Focus
India defiantly sells guns to Myanmar military murderers: The Australian.
Thousands of Myanmar protesters and Buddhist monks slaughtered, hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions starving in Myanmar: This is London
But don't worry! Annual U.S. arms sales of $16.9 billion provide important economic benefits to the American way of life: Al Jazeera
153 nations in the United Nations voted for a new global arms treaty, focused on "prevent[ing] international arms transfers that fuel conflict, poverty and serious human-rights violations."
The U.S. cast the only vote against the treaty: Associated Press