Is the US placing missiles around Russia just like “The Bay of Pigs/Cuban Missile Crisis” all over again?
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that Russia may arm itself with missiles to counteract the US missile shield in Europe. In addition Medvedev said if the US continues to build up their missile shield Russia will withdraw from the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty. Pepe Escobar, a correspondent for the Asia Times, breaks down what is going on.
- Holy Cold War Batman! Russia threatens to deploy missiles in row with US (theleagueofaggressiveprogressives.wordpress.com)
- Russia says US imposes missile shield on Europe – Reuters (reuters.com)
- Medvedev threatens US over missile shield (guardian.co.uk)
- US: No change to missile shield amid Russia threat (seattletimes.nwsource.com)