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December 16, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Way to weaken national security, Obama.  What’s next?  Replacing M-16s with NERF?  Maybe replacing bombs with signed pictures of yourself?

Iran test-fired a new missile platform earlier today, the Sajjil-2, a solid-fuel missile capable of reaching throughout the Middle East and into Europe.  It’s exactly the kind of weapon against which the American missile shield would have defended Europe, had we continued to install our systems in Poland and the Czech Republic, as well as the eventual longer-range missiles these tests will produce.  The Iranians used the test to demonstrate its intention to retaliate for any attempt to stop its nuclear-weapons program through military means:

Iran on Wednesday test-fired an upgraded version of its most advanced missile, which is capable of hitting Israel and parts of Europe, in a new show of strength aimed at preventing any military strike against it amid the nuclear standoff with the West. …

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