All eyes at the upcoming NATO summit will be focused on expansion and the Afghanistan operation, but leaders ignore another topic at the alliance’s peril: the widening gap in military capabilities between America and Europe.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said today that the U.S. might delay the activation of the proposed missile defense system in Eastern Europe until a genuine threat emerges from Iran. Why the change in policy?
With tensions bubbling over at the G-8 between the United States and Russia, we have to wonder if Washington has any leverage left over Moscow on crucial security issues. Missile defense might provide some.