Daily Revolt

April 12, 2007

China Poses Risk to key U.S. Satellites: Top General

If the Bushies were really interested in America's national security they would warn about the growing military threat from China. But that isn't on the agenda for the powers that be. Our government is ignoring the threat just as they ignored terrorism prior to 9-11:
China's use of a missile to destroy a satellite in January put vital U.S. national-security satellites at risk, the top U.S. Air Force general said on Wednesday.

"It's not lost on this audience what a strategically dislocating event that was -- on a par with the October 1957 Sputnik launch" that put the old Soviet Union ahead of the United States in space, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Michael Moseley told a space industry conference.

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