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Missile Shield

Reaction to NATO Missile Defense System Is Just One Sign of Russia's Growing Paranoia

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 05.20.2016 | Home
Armine Sahakyan

Which perspective is right: Russia's view that it needs a military-free buffer zone on its borders to protect it against a new invasion, or the West's view that it needs troops on Russia's borders to prevent Moscow from subjugating its neighbors again?

Putin Predicted Today's Global Conflicts a Decade Ago, but His Warning Went Unheeded

Igor Ivanov | Posted 02.19.2017 | Home
Igor Ivanov

MOSCOW -- During the Cold War, Russia and the West had various mechanisms for dialogue available. There was a common strategic culture of deterrence. We do not have any of that now and that is why any incident in Europe or elsewhere could give rise to a major conflict.

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

Shadi Bushra | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
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 | Home

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

NATO's Existential Question

Rabah Ghezali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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.

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

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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 | Home
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...

Russia: Not a Quick Fix

Markus Ziener | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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.