Archive | March, 2013

Missile defence 30 years after "Star Wars"

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March 23rd marked the 30th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s infamous “Star Wars” speech, which launched the United States on a new round of the long effort to build a unilateral technological defence against the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Thirty years and some $200 billion later, that dream remains just as unrealistic now as it […]

Missile defence 30 years after “Star Wars”

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March 23rd marked the 30th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s infamous “Star Wars” speech, which launched the United States on a new round of the long effort to build a unilateral technological defence against the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Thirty years and some $200 billion later, that dream remains just as unrealistic now as it […]