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  • Ex-generals: Global warming threatens U.S. security

    04/15/2007 6:00:56 PM PDT · by RDTF · 77 replies · 1,904+ views
    CNN.Com ^ | April 15, 2007 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Global warming poses a "serious threat to America's national security" and the U.S. likely will be dragged into fights over water and other shortages, top retired military leaders warn in a new report. The report says that in the next 30 to 40 years there will be wars over water, increased hunger instability from worsening disease and rising sea levels and global warming-induced refugees. "The chaos that results can be an incubator of civil strife, genocide and the growth of terrorism," the 35-page report predicts. "Climate change exacerbates already unstable situations," former U.S. Army chief of staff...
  • A Tale Of 'Two Very Sorries' Redux

    03/14/2002 7:17:25 AM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 2 replies · 245+ views
    Far Eastern Economic Review | March 21, 2002 | John Keefe, Alexandria, Virginia
    A year ago, the United States and China appeared on the brink of a new cold war. This is an insider's account, exclusive to the REVIEW, of how the crisis was ended (For 11 days in April last year, China and the United States seemed to be on collision course. China's official media whipped up popular sentiment against American "high-handedness" and hostility against China gripped the American public. The cause was a collision at about 9:15 a.m. on April 1 between a U.S. Navy EP-3 surveillance aircraft on a mission to collect signals intelligence and a Chinese F-8 fighter. After...