By Graham Beverley - 14 July 2011
Canada’s Conservative government announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement with Kuwait to establish a new staging base for Canadian military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia. The military base in Kuwait is part of a larger Canadian Armed Forces’ endeavor to establish forward bases in East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean, to allow for the rapid deployment of military force in pursuit of Canada’s imperialist interests around the world.
Inspired by popular revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, and growing protests throughout the region, the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) has compiled information on military exports and produced data tables for 16 recipient countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
There is no level to low for the insurance industry when a profit can be made. At the expense of humanity, insurance companies come to the aid of iron fisted General Than Shwe of Burma. Though Than Shwe is being allowed to starve thousands of people to death, insurance companies world wide have come to the aid of this criminal regime.