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Missile Shield

Russia: Obama Needs To Play Nice

AP | MAX SEDDON | Posted 11.08.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia expects Barack Obama to show more flexibility in a dispute over U.S. missile defense plans in Europe following his re-election as pre...

Obama's Mic Gaffe: Too Much Frankness Between Former Foes?

Shadi Bushra | Posted 05.28.2012 | World
Shadi Bushra

The day's drama, which will be replayed on 24-hour news channels for the next 24 hours, involves President Obama's slip-up yesterday at the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, South Korea.

China's Missile Shield Plans

The Diplomat | Jason Miks | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

By Jason Miks, The Diplomat China is developing a multi-dimensional programme aimed at improving its ability to limit or prevent the use of s...

Russia Warns U.S. Over Warship

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia is voicing concern about a U.S. warship now just off its shores in the Black Sea. The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey, which is ...

NATO, Russia To Join For Missile Shield

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LISBON, Portugal — Russia was receptive but stopped short of accepting a historic NATO invitation Saturday to join a missile shield protecting E...

NATO's Existential Question

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabah Ghezali

NATO's ongoing dilemma is bound up in structural changes in the world order, not least being the difficult emergence of the European Union as a distinct strategic player.

Russia Considers Proposal To Join U.S. Missile Shield For Europe

AP | SYLVIE CORBET and ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DEAUVILLE, France — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday his country is considering a proposal to help develop a U.S.-led anti-missile...

With Missile Shield Change, National Interests Get a Leg Up on the Military-Industrial Complex

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Remember the good-old days when the perceived Soviet threat was a constant opportunity for politicians, bureaucrats and interest groups to stimulate new arms races?

Left, Right & Center: Missiles, Baucus Plan, Financial Reform and Glenn Beck

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Missile Shield: was it an act of pure symbolism? Is dropping it an overture to Russia or an outrageous betrayal of Eastern Europe? Can NATO surviv...

U.S. To Shelve Bush's Nuclear-Missile Shield

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama abruptly canceled a long-planned missile shield for Eastern Europe on Thursday, replacing a Bush-era project...

Russia: US Missile Defense Shield Not Acceptable

AP | STEVE GUTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that Russia will still deploy missiles near Poland if the United States pushes ahead with a missi...

Russia: Not a Quick Fix

Markus Ziener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Markus Ziener

Is it realistic to expect the Russians to cooperate on the issue of Iran? Hardly.

Afghanistan: Russia to the Rescue

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Russia can certainly help the US greatly in Afghanistan. And the price -- ending the NATO encroachment strategy -- may be an inevitable one anyway, and thus perhaps easily paid.

Global Obama: Big Opportunities, Bigger Challenges

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

If he wins, Obama will have the global popularity that no American president has had in a great many years.

That Foreign Policy Debate We're Not Having

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The problem with foreign policy debates is that we end up debating symptoms -- illegal immigration from Mexico, a surge in Iraq -- rather than systems.

Joe Knows National Security

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

If George Bush had listened to Joe Biden instead of Donald Rumsfeld, the history of the past seven years would have been very different. We might have prevented 9/11.

Beware of Growling Bears

Lincoln Chafee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Chafee

And after years of hard work at thawing Cold War tensions with Russia, the proposed placement of a missile shield behind the former Iron Curtain is a backward step.