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    • Chris Linthwaite
    • 23.05.10 | 12:33 (IDT)

    a frightened population is easier to control and less likely to question the amount spent per annum on the military compared to say Social Services. Which is the true reason for this exercise. Computer sinulations and desk exercises of where to send search and rescue assets are more helpful than having crews running around from imaginary crater to imaginary crater. Their time would be better spent training to extract people from collapsed buildings and figuring out how certain buildings are going to collapse to reduce the time spent rescuing someone. But then that doesn't scare the local population does it?

    from the article: MESS Report / No real threat of war despite Hezbollah's threats
    First published 03:00 23.05.10 | Last updated 03:00 23.05.10
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