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Hit to Kill (Revised and Updated)

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Binding: Paperback
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ISBN: 9781586482091
Publisher: Public Affairs
Language: English
Page Count: 445
Publication Date: 11/1/2003
Size: 8.50" l x 5.46" w x 1.11"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Political Science General
Even as America faces a world of difficult-to-detect, low-tech, unconventional threats, the Bush administration has put its faith in a missile defense system or "shield" to keep us all safe. In Hit to Kill, Bradley Graham, the longtime Pentagon correspondent of The Washington Post, tells the long, strange story of how missile defense, once considered a discredited relic of the Cold War, was revived during the 1990s to address an emerging Third World missile threat, particularly from North Korea, Iraq, and other "rogue states." Over the past half century, no proposed weapons system has drawn more argument or dollars than missile defense, and Graham explores the origins of the ongoing debate, the costs to the nation of having failed to resolve it, and the wisdom of continuing to pursue what we used to call "Star Wars."

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