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New Trouble for an Obama Nominee: Admiral Dennis Blair Aided Perpetrators of 1999 East Timor Genocide
Investigative journalist Allan Nairn reveals Admiral Dennis Blair played a critical role in backing the Indonesian occupation of East Timor during the 1990s. At the height of a wave of ruthless attacks on Timorese that killed hundreds and displaced tens of thousands, Blair personally informed top Indonesian general, Wiranto, of unwavering US support. He continued to support the Indonesian military until international outcry forced the Clinton administration to withdraw its military and diplomatic backing.


January 8, 2009 - Posted by | Genocide

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  1. Dennis Blair’s sordid record when it comes to East Timor and Indonesia disqualifies him for intel chief. The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) has more here or sign their petition here

    Comment by John | January 8, 2009 | Reply

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