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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

NATO to Mull Radar

BRUSSELS -- NATO defense ministers are expected Thursday to seek clarification from Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov about Moscow's suggestion to use an Azeri radar base as part of a planned U.S. missile shield.

But John Colston, NATO's assistant secretary-general for defense policy, said complex technical issues meant it was too early to say what role the radar might play. "The trouble with missile defense is that it is rocket science," he said.