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Iraq rejects permanent U.S. bases: adviser - Yahoo! News

Iraq rejects permanent U.S. bases: adviser - Yahoo! News: "BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq will never allow the United States to have permanent military bases on its soil, the government's national security adviser said, calling the issue a 'red line' that cannot be crossed."
"We need the United States in our war against terrorism, we need them to guard our border sometimes, we need them for economic support and we need them for diplomatic and political support," Mowaffaq al-Rubaie said.

allAfrica.com: Eritrea: A Caged People in Urgent Need of Global Action - and Prayers (Page 1 of 1)

allAfrica.com: Eritrea: A Caged People in Urgent Need of Global Action - and Prayers (Page 1 of 1): "The people of Africa's youngest nation, 14-year-old Eritrea in the northeast, live as if locked up in a vast prison manned by a rogue communist regime. CISA is today able to reveal the sufferings of the tyrannized and poverty-stricken Eritreans, groaning under the weight of Africa's last single-party dictatorship. Prone to prolonged droughts, its economy destroyed by more than 30 years of war, Eritrea is one of the world's poorest countries, with up to 60 percent of its 4.6 million people surviving on less than a dollar a day."