The future location of the U.S. anti-missile shield in Poland is still an official secret but in the northern city of Slupsk [good spot for intercepting Iranian missiles, eh?] the locals already know they may live next to it.
The facility, which has caused controversy in Europe and anger in Moscow, is a hot topic in Slupsk and nearby Redzikowo, an ex-military airfield poised to house the rocket silos and about 200 U.S. military personnel.
Surveys show most Poles oppose the conservative government's plan to host the anti-missile base, fearing it could make ex-communist Poland a target for attack.
But in Slupsk and Redzikowo, apprehension seems outweighed by hopes for an economic boost and a new lease of life for the struggling community around the defunct airfield.
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