30 May '17, 10pm

GMD Missile Defense Hits ICBM Target, Finally

In the real world, you wouldn’t launch one interceptor against one missile. With the world’s lack of interest in physically preventing nuclear proliferation including the USA, all that leaves you with is defense. GMD hasn’t worked as designed; that’s obvious. This is why we run tests; to work out the kinks. These tests are “rigged” in order to save money, save material. THAAD has been a success though, so missile defense is not an “unbelievable scam. ” I’m sure if this was 100 years ago you’d be saying that airplanes are a waste of money; they had their detractors back then, too. You keep missing the big picture, Gary. Say we finally intervene in North Korea and strike the majority of their ICBMs, but they still get two off. That means we have dozens of interceptors for TWO missiles. That’s called a “layered defense.” I’d be willing to bet that many believe $130b is worth ...

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