Skip to comments.Common Sense Of Missile Defense Continues To Elude Policymakers
Posted on 08/01/2006 6:22:46 AM PDT by Paul Ross
On the Fourth of July, North Korea's Kim Jong Il tested a series of ballistic missiles. Two days later, when questioned about the test, President Bush acknowledged that America's missile defenses were "modest and new."
That they are new is understandable, since only in the last year has America begun to field missile defenses. The modest part, however, is of greater concern, since they are likely to remain modest by design throughout the administration's tenure.
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