Poland Furious With Obama Over Timing Of Missile Shield Announcement: Roger Cohen

11/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

LISBON -- "How could Obama choose such a day?"

That was the anguished outburst of a senior Polish officer attending a meeting of NATO chiefs of defense here when asked what he thought of the U.S. president's cancellation last week of plans to place missile interceptors in Poland and a radar station in the Czech Republic.

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