“Let me be clear: I am not opposed to the new missile defense architecture proposed by the President. It may well turn out to be a technical improvement in meeting the projected threat over the original design proposed by the previous Administration. But Iranian missiles never constituted the primary rationale for Polish and Czech decisions to buy into the Bush Administration’s plan. Rather, it was the waning confidence in NATO, and Article Five in particular, that lent missile defense a political credibility that exceeded the military merits of the plan.”