US discussing giving Russia missile defense data

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Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#1 May 9, 2013
WASHINGTON—The head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says that the Obama administration has discussed declassifying key data on U.S. missile defense in order to provide it to Russia.

The administration has been exploring how to ease Russian concerns that the U.S. missile defense shield is aimed at countering Russia's nuclear arsenal.

Arms control advocates have suggested that revealing missile interceptor capabilities could provide a breakthrough on an issue that Russia says stands in the way of nuclear arms reductions. But doing so would provoke charges by Republicans that the administration is compromising national security to appease Moscow.

Under questioning at a hearing on Wednesday, Missile Defense Agency director Vice Adm. James Syring said that he has discussed declassifying data, including the speed of interceptors, with senior Defense Department officials.

Missile defense has long been a contentious issue between the United States and Russia. The U.S. has said that its capabilities are aimed at countering threats from Iran and North Korea. It says that its interceptors would not pose a threat to Russia's huge nuclear arsenal.

Obama has twice altered U.S. missile defense plans in Europe that Russia had stridently opposed. He has said the decisions were about better addressing threats. But Republicans have charged that they were aimed at soothing Russian objections.
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Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#2 May 9, 2013

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#3 May 9, 2013
This is called treason. And some of you voted for it and applaud it.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#4 May 9, 2013

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#5 May 9, 2013
This nation destroyed the USSR, they should have been stripped of the nukes and placed under occupation.

Putin is a leader with guts, far more than the wimp we have.

Putin 2016

“Zuzu's Petals”

Since: Sep 10

Bedford Falls

#6 May 9, 2013
Putin has more muscles than Barry. Also, Putin likes to model for photographs. Barry is just bound and determined to destroy us and we have too many stupid people in this country that are just like him and have enabled our demise!

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#7 May 9, 2013
Where's General Scott when we need him?

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#8 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
Where's General Scott when we need him?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =dWO-XnAwGrAXX
Carter Ham

Military Coup
just saying

Reynoldsburg, OH

#9 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
Where's General Scott when we need him?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =dWO-XnAwGrAXX
A Hollywood general? Really?

You may as well ask "Where's the Martians?".
http://www.youtube.com/watch...

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#10 May 9, 2013
just saying wrote:
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A Hollywood general? Really?
You may as well ask "Where's the Martians?".
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =UiQyGNV0IFEXX
We used to have real generals...guys like LeMay, MacArthur and Patton.

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#11 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text> MacArthur .
No greater political general than that one.

It's amazing how many dumb things he got away with.

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#12 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>We used to have real generals...guys like LeMay, MacArthur and Patton.
If Patton had been listened to at the end of WW 2,

we would not be having a problem with the Ruskies.

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#13 May 9, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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No greater political general than that one.
It's amazing how many dumb things he got away with.
If he had been allowed to do the right thing in 1950, we would have been spared 60 years of Asian insanity.

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#14 May 9, 2013
Free Pizza 4 U wrote:
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If Patton had been listened to at the end of WW 2,
we would not be having a problem with the Ruskies.
or with Islam

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#15 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>If he had been allowed to do the right thing in 1950, we would have been spared 60 years of Asian insanity.
MacArthur was responsible for the organizational collapse of the Army forces in Korea before Incheon. He failed to maintain standards in Japan.

He overextended his supply lines nearing the Yalu.

A general without his ego would not have made the same mistake.

Though at the time we would have been able to beat the Chinese in nuclear combat, it would have lowered the threshold.

Since: Apr 13

Hilliard, OH

#16 May 9, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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MacArthur was responsible for the organizational collapse of the Army forces in Korea before Incheon. He failed to maintain standards in Japan.
He overextended his supply lines nearing the Yalu.
A general without his ego would not have made the same mistake.
Though at the time we would have been able to beat the Chinese in nuclear combat, it would have lowered the threshold.
We were the only nation on the planet with deployable and deliverable atomic weapons at the time. We should have used them on military targets and laid down the law.

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#17 May 9, 2013
-Clayton Bigsby wrote:
<quoted text>We were the only nation on the planet with deployable and deliverable atomic weapons at the time. We should have used them on military targets and laid down the law.
Truman will have a lot to answer for, as he had the power to save untold billions
just saying

Reynoldsburg, OH

#18 May 9, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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Truman will have a lot to answer for, as he had the power to save untold billions
Truman died December 26, 1972.

He's already answered.

If, that is, there is someone to answer to.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#19 May 9, 2013
just saying wrote:
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Truman died December 26, 1972.
He's already answered.
If, that is, there is someone to answer to.
Perhaps its one of those Purgatory cases.

woof
Che Reagan Christ

Lodi, OH

#20 May 9, 2013
What a bunch of paper tiger loons.

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