Eyeing Iran, U.S. Hopes to Cut Deal With Russia on Missile Shield

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In a fairly predictable trade-off, the U.S. is wooing Russian support for stopping Iran’s nuclear program, offering to soften the U.S. stance on missile defense in Eastern Europe. The missile shield the U.S. hopes to build in Poland with radar in the Czech Republic would still be built, but the U.S. has offered not to turn it on unless Russia agrees that Iran has become a threat. Perhaps the most significant, and largely unstated implication in the offer, is that the missile shield is really to defend against Iran, North Korea and other “rogue states”, and does not seek to […]


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