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WILL THE U.S. NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE ACCELERATE?
WASHINGTON, A senior US defence official said on Friday that testing for a proposed national missile defence (NMD) system must be accelerated if even a limited capability was to be deployed before the end of the decade. The original timetable had been driven by the Pentagon's fear that North Korea could threaten the US with a ballistic missile attack by 2005. This consideration strengthens...
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