Finkelstein, Lawrence S.
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
Department of Political Science
This paper will examine the Strategic Defense Initiative, or “Star Wars” ballistic missile defense. It will examine the proposed multilayered system, its strengths and weaknesses, and conclude with a discussion of the impact SDI has had on strategic thought. It will try to answer the fundamental question of whether the proposed BMD (ballistic missile defense) will create a more secure and stable world for the United States and its allies, or one less so filled with “new hazards to the security of all.”
Frisch, Eric E., "The technology of a ballistic missle defense and its effect on strategic thought" (1987). Honors Capstones. 1298.
Northern Illinois University
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