Russia to US: Scrap Missile Defense
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's foreign minister laid out a tough negotiating position on America's missile defense plans Thursday ahead of a visit by President Bush, saying the best solution would be for the U.S. to scrap the idea altogether.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russian experts were studying the latest U.S. plans--intended to ease Russian concerns about the proposed missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic--but he reaffirmed Moscow's call for Washington to drop them.
"We are convinced that the best way to assuage Russia's concerns ... will be to abandon such plans and turn to a truly collective project," Lavrov told reporters.
Collective? I thought USSR was dead. Apparently not.
There is only one reason for the
USSR I mean Russia to be against the idea of a weapon whose only targets can be incoming weapons designed to attack the USA and its allies. It negates their ability to bully us and our allies via naked and presumed threats.
This is all we need to understand about how the
They just want to be sure they can kill you, if they have to, so you can worry about it and do want they want you to.