TV News LIES

Saturday, Feb 06th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Top US general: Venezuela not a threat

Top US general: Venezuela not a threat

E-mail Print PDF

General Douglas M. Fraser, USAFThe Air Force general responsible for U.S. military operations in most of Latin America said Tuesday that he does not believe Venezuela, despite ongoing arms purchases and close ties to Iran, poses a national security threat to the United States.

Gen. Douglas Fraser also said he would like to see more counterdrug cooperation from Venezuela, from which most northbound cocaine smuggling flights continue to originate, according to U.S. and Colombian officials.

He also said he did not consider Iran's ties with Chavez's socialist government to amount to a military alliance.

"As I look at Iran and their connection with Venezuela, I see that still primarily as a diplomatic and economic relationship," he said, with Iran using it to counter international sanctions over its alleged development of nuclear weapons.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Critic of Vatican leaves its sexual abuse commission

Vatican critic leaves commission on sexA prominent British member of a papal advisory commission on sexual abuse by the clergy who...

France is first country to ban supermarkets from throwing away unsold food

France bans food wastage by super markets France has decided to crack down on food wastage by becoming the first country in the...

Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan

Taiwain earthquakeAn earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 11...

Assange findings by U.N. panel are legally binding

AssangeA U.N. panel that determined WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was being arbitrarily detained by Sweden and...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!