Re: go interceptors!

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Jul 16 2001 - 10:19:21 MDT

John Clark wrote:

> Spike Jones <> Wrote:
> > The Merc has shifted its attack from 'this cannot be done' to
> > 'this should not be done.'
> I don't believe it. No sane person would oppose a missile defense
> system if one could be built that works. It can't, and a bad system
> if far worse than no system at all.

On the contrary, I can see a very good reason why a 100% reliable
system would be opposed by some. If we never develop any missile
defence it gives smaller poorer nations a chance to eventually catch
up with the superpowers. How different this world would be if
every nation had a large number of nukes and ICBMs.

The political agenda of much of the world is not necessarily *peace*
but rather *equality*.


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