(Via the Drudge Report)
A top Russian security official says Moscow reserves the right to conduct pre-emptive nuclear strikes to safeguard the country against aggression on both a large and a local scale, according to a newspaper interview published Wednesday.
Presidential Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev also singled out the U.S. and NATO, saying Moscow's Cold War foes still pose potential threats to Russia despite what he called a global trend toward local conflicts.
Sure. let's cancel that expensive missile defense system. Then we can give all of that money to people who are likely to vote for us in 2012.
How's that Change workin' for ya, America?