Tag Archives: Ballistic Missile Defence

Canada backs NATO missile defence

The Harper government has pledged its support for a proposed NATO missile defence system for Europe (Juliet O’Neill, “Canada backs European missile defence program,” Postmedia News, 20 October 2010): The Conservative government says it supports a European ballistic missile defence system proposed for approval by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the other NATO leaders at […]

Loon watch: Gaffney on Obama, Islam, and missile defence

Frank Gaffney, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy in the Reagan Administration and President of the Center for Security Policy, comments on the “new” logo of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency: The Obama administration’s determined effort to reduce America’s missile defense capabilities initially seemed to be just standard Leftist […]

U.S. moves in Eastern Europe complicate START talks

The Obama administration is planning to station American Patriot surface-to-air missiles in Poland within 60 kilometres of the Russian border, sparking expressions of concern from Russia. The Russians perceive the plan to station the missiles and accompanying troops in Poland as part of a larger build-up of American military infrastructure in Eastern Europe that threatens […]

Obama scrapping missile shield for Czech, Poland

A tremendous victory for peace activists in Europe. Canada led the way by being the first country to say no to Bush’s “Star Wars” system in 2005. President Obama is slowly reversing the terrible decisions of the Bush years. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx-nLJSkJgA&feature=player_embedded Obama scrapping missile shield for Czech, Poland By KAREL JANICEK and WILLIAM J. KOLE The […]