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Medvedev Threatens to Withdraw from New START Treaty – The US Should Call His Bluff

Submitted by on November 29, 2011 – 7:08 am EST2 Comments


Russia’s President Medvedev threatens the US with some very softly spoken Cold War rhetoric.

At 7 minutes.

First, I am instructing the Defense Ministry to immediately put the missile attack early warning radar station in Kaliningrad on combat alert. Second, protective cover of Russia’s strategic nuclear weapons, will be reinforced as a priority measure under the programme to develop out air and space defenses. Third, the new strategic ballistic missiles commissioned by the Strategic Missile Forces and the Navy will be equipped with advanced missile defense penetration systems and new highly-effective warheads. Fourth, I have instructed the Armed Forces to draw up measures for disabling missile defense system data and guidance systems if need be… Fifth, if the above measures prove insufficient, the Russian Federation will deploy modern offensive weapon systems in the west and south of the country, ensuring our ability to take out any part of the US missile defense system, in Europe. One step in this process will be to deploy Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad Region.

Call his bluff President Obama – Whoops, sorry, I forgot.

Thanks to Cobra.

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