by Robert G. Gard and John Isaacs The Pentagon’s ground-based, mid-course missile defense system (GMD), formerly called by the more descriptive name National Missile Defense, is being developed and deployed to intercept one or a very few warheads launched by inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) against the United States. The administration is requesting $10.4 billion for missile […]
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation today praised Republican Senators for urging direct diplomacy with North Korea, while criticizing remarks made last week by prominent former defense officials that encouraged a preemptive strike on a North Korean long-range missile before it could be launched.
On June 1, 2006 the international Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission released its report “Weapons of Terror: Freeing the World of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Arms.”
On Thursday, March 17, 2005 the Scientist Working Group had two letters published in the Washington Post.
by John Isaacs The Bush Administration planned to deploy a National Missile Defense in 2004, claiming that it could protect the United States from a small attack from North Korean nuclear-tipped missiles. It failed, and it failed miserably. The most recent flight test on December 15, 2004, the first in two years, would have been […]