New US anti-missile system in Israel, Azerbaijan to replace scrapped shield in E. Europe

Posted: September 18, 2009 in Uncategorized

DEBKAfile Special Report
September 17, 2009, 9:41 PM (GMT+02:00)

NegevRadarPhoto: US X-Band radar based in Israeli Negev.

Deputy US army chief, Gen. James Cartwright and defense secretary Robert Gates amplified President Barack Obama’s statement on the US missile shield in East Europe in Washington Thursday, Sept. 17, by announcing that a new and better anti-missile missile system would be deployed in Israel and the Caucasus.

DEBKAfile discloses exclusively that the site would be a Russian military base in Azerbaijan. Referring to the Israeli component, he said: “It is already working perfectly.” (emphasis mine)

http://www2.debka.com/headline.php?hid=6271

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