posted on December 20, 2012 at 10:28 am
Global Security Newswire’s Rachel Oswald highlighted ASP’s recent event featuring former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. The article discusses how U.S. missile defense plans may adapt to developments in the Iran nuclear standoff.
Iran’s progress in ballistic missile development is likely to figure heavily into a final U.S. decision on placing next-generation missile interceptors in Europe, a former senior Obama administration diplomat said on Tuesday….“I bet if the Iranians are still busily being bad, 2B will be in Europe,” she said at a forum organized by the American Security Project. “But, if all of a sudden things change and no long-range rocket, no nuclear weapon out of Iran that changes things” on the merits of deploying the interceptor.
Read the full article here.