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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


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