Russia says its response to the further development of a U.S. missile shield in Poland will go beyond diplomacy.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement saying the U.S. missile shield plans are clearly aimed at weakening Russia.
The U.S. says the missile defense system is aimed at protecting the U.S. and Europe from future attacks from states like Iran.
The United States and Poland signed a deal Wednesday to place a U.S. missile defense base just 115 miles from Russia’s westernmost fringe.
“Beyond diplomacy”? What do you think that means? An airstrike to take out the anti-missile installation? If that happened, what should we do then?
We need to think through these things, since wars often come upon a nation by surprise.