US on the Verge of Creating a Missile Defense System

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They don't call it "Star Wars" any more, but Ronald Reagan's dream of a "shield" against incoming ballistic missiles is alive and well. In Alaska and California, missiles designed to shoot down other missiles have been installed in their silos, and there will be many more to come. Critics accuse the Bush Pentagon of wasting tens of billions of dollars on a system that's being deployed before it's been fully tested, but the President insists he's making America safer. Missile defense could be a divisive issue in tonight's presidential debate. Warren Olney speaks with experts on defense, strategic policy and nonproliferation about the system and whether it will mean the start of a new arms race with Russia and China,
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