Monday, April 6, 2009

U.S. Spies On China From Kyrgyz Base: Russian TV

Manas Airforce Base

From Reuters:

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian state television accused the United States on Sunday of spying on China and Russia after secretly turning its only remaining air base in Central Asia into a state-of-the-art surveillance center.

A U.S. defense official dismissed the allegations as ridiculous on Friday, when Rossiya television, widely seen as an official mouthpiece in Russia, released a clip of the documentary it aired on Sunday about the Manas base.

Kyrgyz and U.S. officials could not be reached for comment late on Sunday.

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My Comment: The Americans .... like the Russians .... use facilities and resources worldwide for their spying. Manas Air Force Base is just one of many.

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