Make your own free website on Tripod.com

usofa,uk snakes
Home | How low can you go. . . | Cure for Snakebite | "Grandfathering in" the two-headed snake | "gilligan's island" | zionist SNAKE | TRUTH will drive the two-headed SNAKE out | Fallujah Flushes Two-Headed Snake | Spanish SNAKE slithers | French SNAKES | dubya,"bliar" resign | Grandfather Snake | Driving the SNAKES out . . . | rumdum(b) AGAIN | Gross sexual imposition | Gross Malfeasance in Office | Bay of Pigs | "sexing up the dossier" | better than they are | frickandfrack | mass murderer | "naked aggession" | two-headed snake | the people vs. VIPERS | the people vs VIPERS page two
Bay of Pigs

The Caucasus

Harrassment and Stupidity MEET
harrassmentandstupiditymeet.jpg
Which is worse -- harrassment or stupidity?

rumdum(b) dresses up
hohoho.jpg
rumdum(b) as santa

Rumsfeld visits Kirkuk, Baghdad
Defense chief meets commanders, troops to assess progress

ASSOCIATED PRESS

KIRKUK, Iraq, Dec. 6 Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld made an unannounced visit to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Saturday. . .

 

Rumsfeld went to Tblisi to assure the country's interim leaders that the United States supports Georgia's independence. . .

he called on Russia to withdraw troops . . .


At a news conference with Georgia's acting president, Nino Burdzhanadze, Rumsfeld also cautioned that a credible election process leading to a scheduled Jan. 4 vote for president is critical to stability in Georgia. Burdzhanadze, who was installed as interim president shortly before Eduard Shevardnadze was driven from power last month by protests over a fraud-tainted election, said . . .

the new leaders would maintain Georgia's push to become more integrated in the Euro-Atlantic alliance of which the United States is the driving force.


Rumsfeld got a firsthand look at Georgia's latest steps in that direction.

 He visited a mostly dilapidated former Soviet military base outside Tblisi where U.S. Marines are training Georgian soldiers in counterterrorism. . .$64 million program, which began in May 2002, is coming to a close, but Burdzhanadze said at the news conference that she hopes the U.S. military assistance will continue in some form.


The United States sees Georgia as an important partner in the Caucasus region, in part because it stands 

in the path of a planned oil pipeline linking the Caspian and Mediterranean seas...