Sky's the Limit

February 2000
New Republic;02/07/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 6, p9
Discusses the United States national missile defense program. Opinion that there is no feasible anti-missile system to build; Failure of anti-missile attempts in the past; Plans of President Bill Clinton to decide on the construction of limited anti-missile system to be deployed in 2005; Opposition to the system from the Congress; Amount of money spent by the U.S. into anti-missile research; Features of the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, which bars both the United States and the former Soviet states from deploying strategic anti-missile batteries; Statement that the U.S. should abide by the Treaty.


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