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CDI: Space Weapons Spending in the FY 2007 Defense Budget

Authors: Theresa Hitchens, Michael Katz-Hyman, and Victoria Samson
March 8, 2006

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In the absence of a clear national strategy and policy on new military missions in outer space, the administration of George W. Bush is funding programs that will create "facts in orbit."

These facts— the development and testing of space weapon technologies and the deployment of dual-use systems without any codes of conduct or rules of the road for their operation—will drive U.S. policy toward space weapons without a debate in either Congress or the public.

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