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[UPDATE] Eric Cantor Dreads an Iranian Attack on Poland

By | 09.17.09 | 12:52 pm

Rep. Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) spokesman Brad Dayspring has responded to Vice President Joe Biden’s remark that he’s “less concerned” about a long-term threat from Iranian missiles.

Allies including Poland, the Czech Republic and Israel stand on the front line of an Iranian missile threat and should never doubt the

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The Balance Sheet on the Scrapped Missile Shield

By | 09.17.09 | 10:02 am

So let’s total up what was gained and what was lost by the Obama administration’s decision to scrap the never-built ballistic missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic. In favor of abandonment:

1. Russia, a much more important country than either Poland or the Czech Republic, viewed it

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