DNI: Missile Defense 'Will Continue to Pose Difficulties' for Russia-U.S. Ties

/ February 12, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Feb. 12, 2009 -- The European missile defense program proposed by the United States will be one of the problem issues for future U.S.-Russian relations, according to the intelligence community's latest threat assessment. "Russian leaders recently have spoken positively about the possibilities for change in the U.S.-Russia dynamic, but issues such as NATO enlargement, the conflict over Georgia's separatist regions and missile defense will continue to pose difficulties for the relationship and underscore the challenges of finding ways to engage...

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