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Is Missile Defense Ready For Prime Time?

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Is Missile Defense Ready For Prime Time?

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Is Missile Defense Ready For Prime Time?

Is Missile Defense Ready For Prime Time?

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The Bush administration poured billions of dollars into missile defense technology. But could currently deployed U.S. technology intercept a ballistic missile headed towards American soil? NPR diplomatic correspondent Mike Shuster reports on the defense system's capabilities.

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