Kaczynski plane crashes en route to Katyn.
Horrible news from Poland: Polish President Lech Kaczynski was killed early Saturday along with his wife, several top military officials, and the head of the national bank when their plane crashed at a western Russian airport, officials said. “There are no survivors,” said Sergey Antufyev, the [acting] governor of Smolensk, where the plane was trying to land when it crashed. A spokesman for Poland’s Foreign | Read More »
So, what’s the most offensive part of this missile defense cave?
I’m having difficulty working it out. Is it because: …we get absolutely nothing out of this? …it brazenly goes against previous national security agreements made between the United States and what were, prior to this morning, staunch regional allies? …it came out of nowhere, to the point where the ranking Republican Senator on Armed Services is asking why this suddenly appeared? …it is fairly clearly | Read More »
BREAKING: Obama aide contradicts Polish statement on defense commitment.
The only mitigating factor here is that the aide is contradicting the head of state, not the head of the Polish government. So there may be a retreat on this. If not… well. Obama denies Poland missile vow US President-elect Barack Obama has not given a commitment to go ahead with plans to build part of a US missile defence system in Poland, an aide | Read More »