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Russian military leaders have expressed concern about US plans for a national missile defense system. Will defense technology be limited by possibilities for a strategic imbalance? Is this just SDI all over again?

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rshowalter - 11:43am Jul 31, 2001 EST (#7649 of 7772) Delete Message
Robert Showalter

A week's NYT coverage of missile defense -- mastery would take staffing.

Powell Is Upbeat About a Warmer Relationship With the Chinese By JANE PERLEZ ... The message Saturday was that, for the moment at least, those in the Bush administration who want to work with China are in the ascendancy

China's Need for U.S. Trade May Be Outweighing Disagreements With Bush Administration By ERIK ECKHOLM ... China's new warmth reflects the basic perception among its leaders that it is in their long-term interest to cultivate American good will

Chinese Unswayed as Powell Pushes U.S. Missile Shield By JANE PERLEZ ... In meetings with China's leaders, Secretary of State Colin Powell made little headway in overcoming opposition to the Bush administration's plans for a missile shield

'Wilson's Ghost': An Anti-Machiavellian Handbook By JAMES CHACE ... Robert S. McNamara and James G. Blight's new book embraces the Wilsonian notion that American foreign policy must be grounded on the bedrock of morality

U.S. Seeks to Resume Talks With North Korea By JANE PERLEZ ... Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said Friday that United States officials were prepared to go anywhere at any time to resume talks with North Korea

Digital Defense By THOMAS FRIEDMAN ... The more the Internet brings us together, the more vulnerable we are to a breakdown. The real threat to our country comes from cyberterrorists, not missiles

Beijing's Turnabout Is Seen as a Maneuver to Mollify the U.S. By CRAIG S. SMITH ... Despite some high-profile diplomac successes in winning freedom for people incarcerated in China, most cases fall by the wayside

M.I.T. Physicist Says Pentagon Is Trying to Silence Him By JAMES DAO ... A leading critic of the military's missile defense testing program has accused the Pentagon of trying to silence him

U.S. Tells Iraq It May Retaliate for Missile Attack on Spy Plane By THOM SHANKER ... President Bush warned Thursday that the United States reserves the right to respond to Iraq's attempt this week to shoot down a U-2 plane

U.S. Offers Russia a Blueprint for Talks on Nuclear Weapons By MICHAEL WINES ... Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, offered Russian President Vladimir V. Putin an American blueprint Thursday for building a nuclear- weapons framework

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