Saturday, June 10, 2006
IRAQ WAR BILL DELETES US MILITARY BASE PROHIBITION
"The House and Senate went on record opposing permanent bases, but now the Republicans are trying to sneak them back in the middle of the night," Lee said.
As originally passed the Pentagon would have been prohibited from spending any of the funds for entering into a military basing rights agreement with Iraq.
....or to exercise United States control over the oil infrastructure or oil resources of Iraq."
"The perception that the U.S. intends to occupy Iraq indefinitely is fueling the insurgency and making our troops more vulnerable,"
Posted by Jesus Reyes at 9:33 AM