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- n. A mobile phone that connects to an orbiting satellite instead of a cellular network
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"If I had Brinkley's voice loud and clear on digital tape authorising a bribe of three million dollars to one of the Congolese delegates over the satellite phone on behalf of the no-name Syndicate would you call that sufficient evidence?"
Fasting for Ramadan and freezing in the bitter Afghan winter, Karzai addressed the delegates in Bonn by satellite phone from Tarin Kowt.
Once inside southern Afghanistan, Karzai led some fifty supporters on foot to an area where they could link up with an airdrop of American supplies, which he had requested in an earlier satellite phone call to the U.S. embassy in Islamabad.
State-of-the-art it might be, but the satellite phone was no match for a honed machete.
He repeats what he has already told me twice on the satellite phone in recent days: We have no women or children here in Ri-Kwamba, only our wives, our own children, and combatants.