Example: [Collected via e-mail, July 2009]
6/5/2009: Security News Brief: Obama To Sell
The Defense Department is reportedly furious with Obama's proposal to sell blueprints of the
According to the deal, the United States would sell the plans for the
According to the Administration, this proposal will help the United States resolve its debt issues. They point out their belief that the
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Origins: Although a weak economy and a growing foreign debt (held by nations not necessarily overly friendly to the U.S.) might be issues of pressing concern, the concept of raising funds by openly selling vital military secrets to a Communist country isn't quite a reality yet.
The notion that the Obama administration would sell plans for the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber (a "low-observable, strategic, long-range, heavy bomber capable of penetrating sophisticated and dense air-defence shields") in exchange for a mere
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Last updated: 28 July 2009