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Why is America still stuck with token missile defense?

The short answer: the anti-defense mentality of late 1960s politicians and academics, embodied in the spirit and main provisions of the 1972 US-Soviet anti-ballistic defense missile treaty, remains embedded in the US bureaucracy, our military and defense industry. That spirit is the heart of official US policy: we must do nothing, develop or research anything, […]