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WaPo's Odd Justification for Killing European Missile Defense

12:19 PM, Sep 21, 2009 • By JOHN NOONAN
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Obama Missile Decision May Smooth U.S.-Russia Arms Talks, says the Washington Post.

Preemptively removing contentious issues from a debate will make any diplomatic summit easier, but that's not really the point of negotiations, is it? Doesn't it make more sense for diplomacy to be focused on goals instead of processes?