"“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

Monday, February 25, 2008

Rio de Janiero - Revelations

The Senlis Council are holding their International Symposium on Public Security and Drug Policy , Sofitel Hotel , Rio de Janeiro from today until 27th February.

This event brings together international authorities, experts and policy makers to discuss the most pressing challenges facing public security and law enforcement. In particular the ways in which the problem of drugs impact on public security, and the relationship between drug policy and public security policies will be explored.

For the complete program go here

To view their report on Policy Recommendations for Afghanistan - the only sensible one proposed to day go here 3 pages of pure distilled wisdom on the subject ....

- 66 per cent of Americans support a “poppy for medicine” scheme which would allow farmers to switch their crop away from the production of illegal narcotics, and towards the
production of legal medicines;

- 69 per cent agree that in order for this medicinal scheme to work, there needs to be a trial run in the form of a scientific pilot project;

- 69 per cent of the US public opposes chemical spraying of poppy crops.

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