The Pentagon said America's missile defense is ready to protect the nation but is not directed at Russia.
By Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Attempts by the United States and Japan to intercept North Korean ballistic missiles headed toward Guam could fail and undermine the credibility of missile defense.
By Ankit Panda, Council on Foreign Relations
U.S. Looks for Serious Interest From Russia in Working Together…
Columnists David Brooks and Ruth Marcus sort through the week's top stories, including the state of the health reform push, President Obama's media strategy and U.S. plans to revamp missile defense in Europe.
In other news, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin applauded President Obama's "brave decision" to cancel plans for a U.S. missile shield in Europe, and seven former CIA directors asked the White House to end a criminal probe of interrogation tactics…
The White House said Thursday that the U.S. will scrap a European missile shield proposed by the Bush administration to thwart the threat of an attack from Iran. Analysts weigh in on the decision.
A newly inked deal paves the way for the building of a U.S. missile defense base in Poland -- a move that has infuriated regional power Russia. Experts examine the state of U.S.-Russia relations.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush secured NATO endorsement Thursday for his plans to construct a missile defense shield in Europe despite firm Russian opposition but failed to win backing for the quick accession of Ukraine and Georgia to the alliance.
Eight industrialized nations concluded their summit Friday after reaching an agreement on aid to Africa, but failing to reach consensus on climate change or missile defense. Two experts detail the conference results.
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