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Trump to Propose Biggest Space-Based Missile Program Since “Star Wars”

HeadlineJan 17, 2019

The Trump administration is planning a massive expansion of the Pentagon’s anti-ballistic missile program, on a scale not seen since President Reagan’s “Star Wars” initiatives of the 1980s. Trump is expected to announce the plan during a scheduled stop at the Pentagon later today. The planned announcement comes as the Trump administration is withdrawing the United States from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty on nuclear arms, signed with Russia in 1987.

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