icubud (icubud) wrote,

Crack that whip!

Russia will deploy new missiles aimed at U.S. missile defense sites in Europe if Washington goes ahead with the planned shield despite Russia's concerns, President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday.
Russia will station missiles in its westernmost Kaliningrad region and other areas if Russia and NATO fail to reach a deal on the U.S.-led missile defense plans, he said in a tough statement that seemed to be aimed at rallying domestic support.
Russia considers the plans for missile shields in Europe, including in Romania and Poland, to be a threat to its nuclear forces, but the Obama administration insists they are meant to fend off a potential threat from Iran.

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2 cents:
From the get go O has damaged the relationship we had with America and seems at the three year mark it still is in bad shape.
I seem to remember that ties with them had been quite strong under Bush.
Being a proud people they probably were immediately turned off by his arrogance and belligerence. You know the smug face, his look of scorn - we need to get this person with illusions of grandeur out of the Oval Office.
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