To Have, and Have Not
38% of Poles believe that Poland should seek allies in the European Union once the United States resigned its anti-missile shield plans.
28% said Poland should become neutral. 13% are for continuation of alliance with the United States while 10% said Poland should propose a new approach to relations with Russia. 11% of the pollees did not offer any opinion according to polling agency PAP.
President Obama announced on Sept. 17 that the United States abandoned plans for a large missile defense shield in eastern Europe.
Under the Polish-U.S. accord signed last year, 10 ground base interceptors were to be installed in Redzikowo, northern Poland, as part of a larger system that would include a radar system in the Czech Republic, to counter emerging missile threats from rogue state.
The U.S. plan has angered Russia, which deemed 10 defensive rockets a serious threat to its national security and arsenal of 2,000 ICBMs.