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Even as Russia Flexes its Muscle; U.S. Set To Close Cheyenne Mountain

August 22, 2007

By Kristin Roberts Wed Aug 22, 1:34 PM ET

CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN, Colo. (Reuters) – The U.S. military will move its secure command center from deep inside Cheyenne Mountain even as Russia revives military maneuvers that led America to burrow under the rock almost 50 years ago.

Construction on a new command center 12 miles away at Peterson Air Force Base is well under way despite security concerns that have driven some lawmakers to consider halting funding for the transition…..
“Threat is capability and intent.  They (the Russians) have a very useful, capable, powerful armed forces and they would be silly not to use them in whatever ways that are in their best national interests.”

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070822/us_nm/
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