TITLE

The Case for National Missile Defense

AUTHOR(S)
Payne, Keith B.
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Orbis;Spring2000, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a debate about the National Missile Defense (NMD) in the United States. Discussion on a perspective on the reliability of deterrence; NMD protection for American cities against Soviet missile attack; Suggested approaches to the weapons of mass destruction threats or rogue missile.
ACCESSION #
2958978

 

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