Missile Defense

Secretary of Defense William Cohen told a Senate committee today that the United States would not be able to deploy an anti-missile defense system without the help of its allies — some of which have been critical of the system. Cohen, however, said he was not discouraged by recent setbacks to the system's testing program. NPR's Guy Raz reports.



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