Trump’s Missile Defense Plan Creates More Problems Than It Solves

Executive Director John Tierney was quoted in WIRED Magazine discussing the Trump Administration’s Missile Defense Review.

“The main significance of the review is that it changes the program from a limited, regional defense system to an unlimited, global defense system. That is simple to say—it is impossible to do,” says John Tierney, the executive director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and a former House representative of Massachusetts. “The track record and history of ballistic missile defense in the Department of Defense is one of hype and promise followed by deployment of very limited capability. I expect we’re seeing that pattern repeat itself.” Read more