By George Rathjens and Carl Kaysen, A year ago President Bush announced that he was ordering the deployment of an anti-ballistic-missile (ABM) system, with the first sites to be operational in 2004 in Alaska and California. In 1967 President Johnson made a strikingly similar decision. Both smacked of election-year domestic politics. President Johnson had reason […]
The Working Group, founded in 1989, has joined the Center’s newly expanded program on biological and chemical weapons control.
President Bush has announced plans to begin deployment of a strategic missile defense by September 30, 2004. The initial deployment will include six silos at Fort Greely, Alaska, and four at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California; each silo will contain one interceptor missile. More are to follow in succeeding years. Site preparation has already […]
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation criticized the federal government today for undercutting its own non-proliferation and homeland security policies by selling equipment that can be used to make biological weapons.
This week: News updates and a new report Defense radar to be assembled in Corpus Christi Missile Defense Agency Will Choose Kinetic Interceptor This Year Report of the Defense Science Board/Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Joint Task Force on Acquisition of National Security Space Programs 1. Defense radar to be assembled in Corpus Christi 25-story […]