Missile-Defense System in 2004 President Bush wants the Pentagon to move forward with a new missile defense system. Bush is asking the military to deploy the first phase of such a system by 2004. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

U.S. to Launch Missile-Defense System in 2004

U.S. to Launch Missile-Defense System in 2004

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President Bush wants the Pentagon to move forward with a new missile defense system. Bush is asking the military to deploy the first phase of such a system by 2004. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.