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    Sea-Based Missile Defense

    Rear Admiral Alan B. Hicks, program director of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense effort, offered an overview of the current status of the system as well as plans for the…

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    Book Discussion on One Second After

    William Forstchen talked about his novel One Second After (Forge Books; March 17, 2009). In his novel he depicts what America would be like after a high-altitude nuclear bomb explosion that…

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    25th Anniversary of the Strategic Defense Initiative

    Vice President Cheney delivered remarks at the Heritage Foundation Dinner at the Four Seasons celebrating the 25th anniversary of President Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative…

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    25th Anniversary of Strategic Defense Initative

    Lt. General Henry Obering talked about the 25th Anniversary of President Reagan’s address on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program. Video footage from President…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Department of Defense spokesman Geoff Morrell gave the daily Defense Department briefing. He talked about the additional deployment of 3,200 Marines to Afghanistan to assist in…

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    Missile Defense Programs

    Defense Department officials testified about the portions of the department’s proposed fiscal year 2006 federal budget for military defense services programs under its jurisdiction,…

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    Intelligence Reform

    Mr. Hitz talked about the intelligence reform law and what the CIA must do to improve. Mr. Hitz was the Inspector General of the CIA from 1990-1998. He also talked about his…

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    Missile Defense

    Mr. Barrett discussed missile defense, its cost, the plan for it to be put in place, and the most recent tests on the system. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and…

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    Missile Defense and the Terrorist Threat

    The first panel of speakers talked about the cases that will be heard in the 2001 U.S. Supreme Court session. Topics included search and seizure rights, school vouchers, affirmative…

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    National Missile Defense

    Witnesses testified about technology development of the National Missile Defense and the impact of test failures on deployment of an effective system.

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    National Missile Defense Program

    Secretary Cohen testified about the deployment of a national missile defense system. He said that the proposed system could not succeed without the support of NATO allies who currently…

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    Missile Defense Systems

    Mr. Spring and Mr. Cirincione talked about the development of a missile defense system and br/ the system test scheduled for this Friday. They also responded to viewer calls,…

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    National Missile Defense Program

    The speakers talked about potential missile defense systems. Mr. Gansler explained how br/ and when the defense system destroys incoming intercontinental ballistic…

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    Joint Strike Fighter Program

    Committee members heard testimony on the status of acquisition reforms in the Department of Defense’s Joint Strike Fighter program. The aircraft, under development by the Air…

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    Department of Defense Budget Overview

    Defense officials testified about the fiscal year 2001 Department of Defense budget, and the fiscal year 2000 Kosovo supplemental appropriations. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    U.S. Missile Defense

    Mr. Ratnam talked about the cost and effectiveness of the new anti-missile defense system. He responded to telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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    Fiscal Year 2000 Defense Budget

    Secretary Cohen and General Shelton testified that more funding was needed to improve recruitment and retention and to perform weapons modernization. Among the issues discussed were…

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    Military Operations Command Structure

    Former Defense Department officials discussed changes to defense policy resulting from passage of the Goldwater-Nichols Act which created the Joint Chiefs of Staff. After prepared…

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    Change and Continuity in Soviet Military:PM

    Members of the International Security Council continued to discuss the future of Soviet military policy in the afternoon session of their meeting in the Department of State.

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    Change and Continuity in Soviet Military:AM

    Members of the International Security Council, including former members of the Soviet military, discussed the probable changes in the military policy of the Soviet Union following the end…

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