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Technology has always found its greatest consumer in a nation's war and defense efforts. Since the last attempts at a "Star Wars" defense system, has technology changed considerably enough to make the latest Missile Defense initiatives more successful? Can such an application of science be successful? Is a militarized space inevitable, necessary or impossible?
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lchic - 08:58pm Oct 24, 2002 EST
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~~~~ It got understood and exposed ~~~~
Reading the GU international talk threads ... one gets the feeling that 'human' aspects are missing from the strategies posters sometimes propose .... it's as if there are opposing armies of roaches to be eliminated ....
Noted DW had a German spokesman on - he was calling for 'common ground' to be found between RUSSIAN and CHECHEN
rshow55 - 09:18pm Oct 24, 2002 EST
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Can we do a better job of finding truth? YES. Click "rshow55" for some things Lchic and I have done and worked for on this thread.
The 1986 Pulitzer prize for explanatory journalism went to the staff of New York Times -
. " For a six-part comprehensive series on the Strategic Defense Initiative, which explored the scientific, political and foreign policy issues involved in "Star Wars."
4005 rshow55 8/29/02 7:01pm
The weakness of truth - and the presentation of it has been a key concern at the TIMES for a long time - often with the highest possible stakes Turning Away for the Holocaust by Max Frankel http://www.nytimes.com/2001/11/14/specials/onefifty/20FRAN.html
. . and stakes are high now.
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