Region: Poland Will Deploy U.S. Missiles

Amid ongoing criticism from Central European officials that the United States overlooks the region in its foreign policy, the Polish Defense Ministry confirmed Jan. 21 that it will deploy U.S. surface-to-air missiles just 60 kilometers from the Russian border.

After the Obama administration scrapped the Bush administration’s missile-defense plans – which called for missiles in Poland and a radar base in the Czech Republic – charges of neglect grew louder, but the latest move, along with a series of diplomatic maneuvers, sheds light on a U.S. policy clearly focused on Poland, Central Europe’s largest country, which shares a border with the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad…

Read more at The Prague Post.

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