"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Bomb,Bomb,Bomb,Bomb, Afghanistan

February 4th USAF Airpower summary

An Air Force B-1B Lancer dropped guided bomb unit-38s on positions in Kandahar where improvised explosive devices were located.

In the areas of Gereshk and Sangin, a Royal Air Force GR-7 Harrier performed shows of force in order to deter enemy activities.

Unsurprisingly on both these missions ..."The JTAC reported the mission as a success."

Sixteen close-air-support (shoot 'em up) missions were flown as part of the ISAF and Afghan security forces, reconstruction activities and route patrols.

Ten Air Force and RAF intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft flew missions as part of operations in Afghanistan. Additionally, two RAF aircraft performed tactical reconnaissance.

In total, coalition aircraft flew 63 close-air-support (shoot 'em up)missions for Operation Iraqi Freedom

2/4/2008 - BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing hosted four major media outlets, three print and one television, in an unprecedented media event here Jan. 30. The event was the first time major media outlets visited the base for one specific event.

Said Maj. Danielle "Burn" Willis, 22nd EFS F-16 pilot, to a media representative "The F-16 isn't just there to drop bombs. "

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