NPR Story
2:00 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Clinton, Russia Spar Over Missile Defense System

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has spent the last two days meeting with her NATO and Russian counterparts in Brussels. They've been talking about NATO plans to deploy a missile defense system in Eastern Europe, to counter "rogue" Iranian weapons. Russia — again — raised objections last month and even threatened to pull out of the latest U.S.-Russia nuclear weapons treaty.