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US Defense secretary pledges closer ties with Argentina; condemns China's “predatory economics”

Thursday, August 16th 2018 - 09:36 UTC
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United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pledged closer defense cooperation with Argentina. Standing beside his Argentine counterpart, Oscar Aguad, Mattis said the military partnership can be strengthened and alluded to the help the U.S. Navy provided Argentina last November when one of its submarines went missing with 44 sailors aboard. Read full article

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  • Enrique Massot

    “We have come back to the road we should never have left.”

    A clear example of the U.S. intentions to keep Latin America under its boot and the corresponding willingness of wealthy and powerful Argentines to be their arselickers.

    Of course, Mattis and Aguad's wishful expressions will be tested against the reality of Argentina's need for investment, China's willingness to come up with funds, and the U.S. increasing international isolation.

    Aug 16th, 2018 - 05:14 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Chicureo

    Yes Enrique, your comrades in Argentina should follow your similarly Marxist minded friends in Venezuela. That seems to be working out very well for them...

    Aug 16th, 2018 - 07:26 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Terence Hill

    Chicureo aka “the hustler”
    “in Argentina should follow your similarly Marxist minded friends” So it your contention that US has never been implicated.
    Brazil and CIA by Peter Gribbin http://en .mercopress.com/2018/08/10/brazil-and-argentina-markets-hit-by-domestic-and-overseas-uncertainties/comments#comment491352
    United States Penetration of Brazil By Jan Knippers Black
    http://en.mercopress.com/2018/08/10/brazil-and-argentina-markets-hit-by-domestic-and-overseas-uncertainties/comments#comment491366

    Aug 16th, 2018 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Enrique Massot

    Chicu, we know your ilk.

    You are of those who cheered Pinochet when he filled the Estadio Nacional in Santiago with prisoners - in the name of stopping “communists.” (A word used to define anybody who wasn't in tune with the repression).

    Kidnappings, torture, summary executions by the thousands. A broken country. All in the name of “stopping communists.” Hey, what's a few thousand people when it's a matter of cleaning up the communists?

    Hey Chicu, don't let facts get on the way of your self-righteous mind.

    Aug 18th, 2018 - 08:20 am - Link - Report abuse +1

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