Here's the global news NO MAINSTREAM MEDIA OUTLETS are talking about... DISA/SOUTHCOM/JCSE ran COMPLEX HAITI RELIEF DRILLS day before EARTHQUAKE!
On Monday, Jean Demay, DISA's technical manager for the agency's Transnational Information Sharing Cooperation project, happened to be at the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in Miami preparing for a test of the system in a scenario that involved providing relief to Haiti in the wake of a hurricane. After the earthquake hit on Tuesday, Demay said SOUTHCOM decided to go live with the system. [source NEXT GOV]
Is this like military sims of hi-jacked planes and FEMA being in New York prior to 9-11? Or Visor Consultants running the exact-same bombing simulation on 7-7?
"The UN must step in to ensure the U.S. is not occupying Haiti in the wake of a devastating earthquake that may have killed 200,000 people," co-operation minister Alain Joyandet spoke as the country descended into anarchy. Aid is only just trickling through the 'bottleneck' at the country's airport, while angry Haitians desperate for help are striking out at international agencies - and each other.
Some 10,000 U.S. troops are on the way to try to restore order - but their role is being questioned. "This is about helping Haiti, not about occupying Haiti," said Mr Joyandet on French radio. He is in Brussels for an EU meeting on the ravaged country. [Read more: MAIL ONLINE]