Obama to Russia: Stop Iranian Nukes and US Will Scrap Missile Defense

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:12 am July 7, 2009

Trading missile defense technology for assurances from Russia on Iran: “President Obama today offered to scrap plans for a missile defence shield in Eastern Europe if Russia helped to stop Iran developing a nuclear bomb.” Isn’t this a classic case of taking the “we’ll trade future risk for an unsubstantiated temporary gain”?

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