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Can SDI Provide a Defense?
Jerome Slater and David Goldfischer assess the various arguements that have been made for the Strategic Defense Initiative against hostile ballistic missiles.  They contend that only one argument is not flawed – the SDI's capacity to provide limited population defense within the context of a new and major arms control regime.

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