Argument: European missile defense is bitterly dividing EU
- Debate: European missile defense - con argument.
Matthew Schofield. "Bush’s Missile Defense Radar Plan Riles Czechs". McClatchy Newspapers. July 2, 2007 - "The unilateral U.S. drive for an unproven system has in fact divided Europe, according to Otfried Nassauer, an expert on defense policy at the German research center Berlin Institute for Trans-Atlantic Security. 'In the end, Europeans have to decide whether a theoretical defense system is worth a very real split in Europe,' he said. 'It’s classic Bush. He had a plan and he’s going ahead with it, no matter the costs or arguments against it.'"