The Future Of U.S. Missile Defense
September 22, 2008 The Bush administration has spent $60 billion since 2002 on deploying a missile defense system. Now it's set to go global, with the involvement of both European and Asian allies. Yet critics argue much of this system will not work in the event of an actual attack.
September 26, 2008 High-energy airborne lasers, multiple kill vehicles and advanced interceptors may be part of the future of the U.S. missile defense system. But debate over funding for the development of such technologies may be curtailed in the new administration.