Marlowe's Shade

Thursday, December 02, 2004

Russians to sell MIGs to Venezuela

The United States is watching possible Venezuelan purchases of MiG fighter jets from Russia but doubts that such sales would destabilize Latin America, a senior US administration official said.

When asked if it would cause a tip in the balance of power in the region, an unamed official was refreshingly blunt

"Let me put it this way: We shoot down MiGs,"
papijoe 7:58 PM