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Obama's Hint To Medvedev Rattles Poland

Obama's Republican rivals aren't the only ones alarmed by his hot mic suggestion that missile defense — implicitly, defending Eastern Europe from Russia — could be softened after his re-election. The headline in the largest Polish tabloid, Fakt: "Were they trading Poland? Puzzling Obama talk with Medvedev about the missile shield."

"I Will Transmit This Message To Vladimir"

Hot mic catches President Obama asking Russian President Dimitri Medvedev to back off on missile defense in an election year, and hinting that he'll indulge the Russians in 2013. Like a bad actor in a Cold War movie, Medvedev promises to pass it along to his superiors.

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