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2006-07-18 18:33:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's most senior military official exchanged information on North Korea on Tuesday in talks with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld that marked a further warming in ties, the Pentagon said. General Guo Boxiong, vice-chairman of China's Central Military Commission who is outranked only by President Hu Jintao on that powerful body, held "informal and friendly" talks with Rumsfeld, a senior U.S. defense official said. Guo's July 16-22 American tour, his first...

2006-07-12 11:58:24

By Kristin Roberts and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki told Iraqis on Wednesday they had one "last chance" for peace as U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld held talks with Iraqi leaders on the escalating sectarian violence in the country. The U.S. commander in Iraq said Shi'ite "death squads" were fuelling a spike in the violence in which scores of people have been killed in street fighting, reprisal attacks and bombings in Baghdad neighborhoods in...

2006-07-12 09:02:59

By Kristin Roberts and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld met Iraq's Shi'ite-led government on Wednesday after his top general in the country told him Shi'ite "death squads" were fuelling a surge in communal bloodshed. Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki told lawmakers Iraq had one "last chance" to avert a slide to all-out civil war. Several hours after he spoke, clashes erupted between gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades and police...

2006-07-12 05:39:05

By Kristin Roberts BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, in Baghdad on Wednesday for an unannounced visit to U.S. commanders, said security in Iraq now depends as much on the Iraqi government's political success as on beating the insurgency militarily. Rumsfeld arrived in Iraq the day after suicide bombers killed 16 people outside the main entrance of the heavily fortified Green Zone government compound, where he was due to hold his meetings. That attack coincided...

2006-07-12 03:17:59

By Kristin Roberts and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld flew into Baghdad on Wednesday for security talks with Iraqi leaders as worsening sectarian violence has renewed fears of all-out civil war. Shortly after he arrived, a suicide bomber walked into a restaurant in eastern Baghdad and blew himself up, killing seven people and wounding 20, police said. Earlier gunmen seized 12 drivers from a bus station in Miqdadiya, north of Baghdad. U.S....

2006-07-12 01:06:22

By Kristin Roberts BALAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Security in Iraq now depends as much on the Iraqi government's political success as it does on beating the insurgency militarily, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Wednesday. "We're at a point now when the security situation depends as much on the reconciliation process and on the strengthening of (government) ministries," Rumsfeld told reporters traveling with him on an unannounced visit to Iraq. "Success in those areas will...

2006-07-12 00:41:52

BALAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld arrived in Iraq on Wednesday on a visit that comes amid waning support in the United States for the war and questions about when U.S. troops might start returning home. Rumsfeld, whose visit follows stops in Afghanistan and Tajikistan, has so far declined to comment on troop levels, saying those decisions should be made with ground commanders. He will discuss security in Baghdad as well as the training and mix of Iraqi...

2006-07-12 00:34:37

BALAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld arrived in Iraq on Wednesday on a visit that comes amid waning support in the United States for the war and questions about when U.S. troops might start returning home. Rumsfeld's visit follows stops in Afghanistan, where military operations are often overshadowed by fighting in Iraq, and Tajikistan, which because of its location has become critical to U.S. counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics efforts. Rumsfeld has so far...

2006-07-11 12:51:59

By Kristin Roberts KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan remained a key battleground in efforts to stifle a resurgence of Taliban fighting. "There is no question but that there is some cross-border activity -- Taliban and Al Qaeda," Rumsfeld told reporters on Tuesday during a visit to Afghanistan. "The cooperation that we have with some of the neighbors has been helpful but it has not as yet...

2006-07-11 08:30:09

By Kristin Roberts KABUL (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Tuesday the expansion of a NATO peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan was historic for the alliance which will soon take over some of the most dangerous parts of the country. Rumsfeld was the second senior U.S. official to visit Afghanistan in two weeks to reaffirm U.S. support during the bloodiest phase of Taliban violence since 2001. He also said more had to be done to stop cross-border violence as troops...


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Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

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