Sunday, September 27, 2009
A Quote by Hillary Rodham Clinton
"The Iranians must "present convincing evidence as to the purpose of their nuclear program. We don't believe that they can present convincing evidence, that it's only for peaceful purposes, but we are going to put them to the test," Clinton told..."
Reference: The Associated Press from the article Iran test-fires short-range missiles
Saturday, September 19, 2009
"...Moscow had protested the Bush plan because it would be based in the Czech Republic and Poland. Leaders in the Czech Republic and Poland had found comfort in the Bush plan because they saw it as some protection against nearby Russia. ..."
Russia Scraps Missile Deployment after Obama Cancels Missile Shield
"...Russia says it has scrapped plans to deploy missiles in a region near Poland after U.S. President Barack Obama canceled plans for a missile defense system in Central Europe...."
Monday, September 14, 2009
Senate Panel Approves Missile Defense Agency Budget
"...The defense legislation provides $846 million for Ground-based Midcourse Defense, which could be used to destroy ballistic missiles in the middle range of flight, and $1.1 billion for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense program..."
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Missile Defense Agency OK'd for $7.7B in 2010
"...The Huntsville-based Missile Defense Agency has been approved to receive $7.7 billion in the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2010, following a unanimous vote..."
Monday, September 7, 2009
Yet Another Foreign-Policy Fumble
"... True to form, the Obama-viks are bending over backward to please the Russkies in hopes they'll finally come around on helping curb Iran's runaway nuclear and missile programs. As a result, Team Obama will likely can the W-era missile-defense system ..."