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Study Casts Doubt on Missile Defense Plans

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Study Casts Doubt on Missile Defense Plans

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Study Casts Doubt on Missile Defense Plans

Study Casts Doubt on Missile Defense Plans

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A new report by a group of top scientists raises severe doubts about the value of some of the weapons President Bush plans to use as part of a system to defend the United States against ballistic missile attack. The report concludes that by the time the system is developed, it will be all but useless. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.