Skip to comments.And Getting Softer
Posted on 01/28/2009 9:46:19 AM PST by Jbny
Lets call it the Cuban Missile Crisis in reverse - this time, we backed down:
Russia has dropped plans to install missiles near Poland after the Obama administration signalled a change in US attitude to the region, a Moscow military official has reportedly said.
The official suggested that Mr Obamas White House had made clear it would not prioritise executing the Bush administrations plan to install a missile defence shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.
There is supposed to be some power in soft power, is there not? As McKittrick, at Closing Velocity, points out: Obama failed his first test.
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Hope and Change: converting missile defense development and mfg jobs into ditch digging jobs.
The Thor and Jupiter missiles in Turkey were already obsolete at that time. It was more of a symbolic gesture.
“It was more of a symbolic gesture”
Symbolic of the failure of Left-Wing US foreign policy.
Yes but the hands off on Cuba was and dumping 650,000 People in Miami Forever altering the demographics here.
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