When patriotic insanity threatens National security  

In the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan proposed his controversial “Star Wars” missile defense system, a futuristic program that would shoot down ICBMs headed toward the U.S. before the nukes could destroy their targets. Never mind that the technology wasn’t there, the Missile Defense Agency was born, charged with developing a workable system, and continues to this day. So far the agency has spent over $10 billion and counting unsuccessfully developing missile defense systems.

For example there were the lasers built into 747s that were going to shoot down missiles but would have to fly closely to enemy borders. Cost: over $5 billion.

There were the $1.7 billion rocket interceptors that were to be fired from naval ships, except that they were too long and would have necessitated retrofitting the ships at a cost of multiple billions of dollars.

There was the Multiple Kill Vehicle, a sort of Gatling gun that would fire small interceptors to destroy ICBMs. Cost: $700 million and it never even got to the test stage.

There was Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX), which was going to detect any incoming missiles and not be faked out by decoy missiles, except that it was prone to corrosion at sea, cost millions of dollars to fuel for short periods of times, and it was faked out by decoy missiles. Cost: $2.2 billion.

No one can fail to note that all these projects are currently wasting American taxpayer dollars. And this is not just money lost; it is a vast sum of money that should have been sent in better ways.

But the real problem is that America ruined relations with North Korea, Russia and is in the process of ruining relations with China over the defense that has no chance of working, but is causing anger and anxiety in these counties and elsewhere which in turn leads to a confrontation of gigantic proportions at a political level. That’s what really important about what is going on now. And the reason this is going on is because of domestic politics. Nobody raise questions about missile defense because nobody wants to be accused of not being a loyal American. This is the kind of mentality that has overtaken the American system.



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