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Quote of the Week

September 23, 2009

Mark Helprin on Obama’s decision to cancel the planned European missile defence system:

What we have here is an inadvertent homage to Lewis Carroll: We are going to cancel a defense that takes five years to mount, because the threat will not materialize for five years. And we will not deploy land-based interceptors in Europe, because our new plan is to deploy land-based interceptors in Europe.

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