Friday, December 02, 2005

911 Who Done It? - Part X -- CM/P

[The blatant coup attempt in Uzbekisant was bound to bring the US-backed Islamicists to the front--and here they are. And believe it or don't, it brings up once again just who's behind the grand guignol that is 911. --mc]

Subject: Uzbekistan Ends All Military Cooperation With US: Report
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 09:12:20 -0400

Forward from mart

Uzbekistan Ends All Military Cooperation
With US: Report

Hmmm??? Maybe if the U.S hadn't gotten caught
red-handed, financing and arming local "Islamic"
militants and trying to instigate an "Orange
Revolution" style coup against the formally
friendly Uzbek government.......

Xinhua News Agency - Sept. 30, 2005

US-Uzbek cooperation against terrorism
stops: newspaper

WASHINGTON - After cutting off US access to a key
military base, Uzbekistan has also quietly terminated
cooperation with Washington on counter-terrorism,
the Washington Post reported Friday.

The Uzbek government has made a broader strategic
decision to move away from the 2002 agreement with
the US administration signed after the Sept. 11, 2001,
attacks and is cooling relations with Europe as well,
the newspaper quoted unidentified US officials as

The move follows tough criticism from Washington
and the European Union over Uzbekistan's
crackdown on protests in May in the province of

The Uzbekistan government argued that terrorists
initiated the violence.

In July, Tashkent banned US troops and warplanes
from the Karshi-Khanabad air base.

In 2001, the United States used the opportunity
of anti-terrorism war to deploy troops in the
Karshi-Khanabad Air Base in Uzbekistan to
back up operations in neighboring Afghanistan.

In July this year, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry
presented a note to the US embassy in
Uzbekistan, demanding US troops leave the
country within 180 days.

Also in July, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
(SCO), which includes Uzbekistan, issued a statement
calling for a deadline for a US military withdrawal
from its members.

"We do want to cooperate, but it has to be across
the board, not just on counter-terrorism and
security but also to support democratic and market
reforms," Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Fried
said on Thursday in a telephone interview from


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