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Polish chief lukewarm on missile defense

January 8, 2008
By RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press Writer

WARSAW, Poland – Poland‘s new prime minister broke from the staunchly pro-American stance of his predecessor, saying in comments published Monday he will not rush a decision on hosting a U.S. missile defense base.

The tough line suggests the Bush administration’s clout with allies is weakening.

With new leadership coming soon to Washington, Poland and the Czech Republic may be asking themselves if it is worth toeing President Bush‘s line on missile defense when the next president may pull the plug on the program.

The two nations attracted the ire of ….

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