Poland and the US have signed a deal for a future US anti-missile shield to be stationed in Poland, despite Russian objections.It's an interesting backtrack on the "reset" that brought some real gains for American foreign policy -- especially Russian cooperation on Iran. It seems an odd time to go back on the deal now, especially given that we can deter the real threats in other ways.
"The United States is deeply committed to Poland's security and sovereignty," Clinton said at a joint news conference with Radoslaw Sikorski, the Polish foreign minister, on Saturday.
"Today, by signing an amendment to the ballistic missile defence agreement, we are reinforcing this commitment."
Posted by Steve S at 7:37 PM
Well, this is a tad schizophrenic: