Experts Say

Forget missile defense. Diplomacy is what stops nuclear war.

Global Zero
June 2, 2017
By Brendan McGuire

Itís like hitting a bullet with another bullet. Thatís how the Pentagon likes to describe the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, which underwent a test trial just a few days ago. When weíre talking about the program thatís supposed to protect the U.S. mainland from incoming nuclear missiles, itís not particularly reassuring to think the odds of success are similar to hitting one bullet with another.
Share |

Back to top

Terms of Use