The day after Barack Obama won thr election, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev deployed missiles in western Russia designed to pressure the president-elect from moving forward on President Bush’s plan to deply a missile shield in eastern Europe. What is the Obama-Biden position on missile defense? How dependable is the missile defense technology today? How would Russia and nations like Poland and the Czech Republic interpret a reversal of policy? We ask Dr. James Robbins, former Special Assistant to the Office of Secretary of Defense. He is now a senior fellow in National Security Affairs at the American Foreign Policy Council.