Singapore air force tanker deployed to IRAQ war

This is the greatest example of ‘newspeak’ I have yet to come upon in my 30 plus years of existence.

The WAR and destruction of Iraq and the WAR in Afghanistan are a ‘multinational reconstruction effort’.

By S Ramesh, Channel NewsAsia
Singapore’s Air Force has deployed another KC-135 tanker aircraft detachment to the Gulf.

The SAF’s Chief of Defence Force, Major-General Desmond Kuek was at Changi Air Base on Wednesday morning to send off the team.

The Defence Ministry says this is Singapore’s latest contribution to support the multinational reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The KC-135 detachment will conduct air-to-air refuelling missions during its three-month deployment.

Since 2003, the SAF has made deployments of Landing Ships Tank, KC-135 tankers and a C-130 aircraft to the Gulf. – CNA/ch

Whatever you do ‘don’t mention the war’. It might upset our neighbours in the South East Asia region and undermine our attempts to generate closer ties with Iran, if they all realise that we are providing physical support to the US led war.

to comment

Advertisements

About soci
Lived in Singapore for 6 wonderful years and has been blogging since 2003, under various names but always on Singaporean issues.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: