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Russia Deploys Cold-War Rhetoric Over Missile Defenses

June 14 2011

Graphic by Missile Defense Agency shows planned Ballistic Missile Defense system.

The Kremlin continues to play the aggrieved party over U.S. missile defense plans for Europe. Moscow insists that such a system, which also has NATO approval, could diminish the effectiveness of its own military deterrence.

Indeed, Russia has gone so far as to threaten to withdraw from a ratified strategic nuclear arms agreement if it can't obtain satisfaction over the potential missile defenses in...



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