In other news Friday, it was reported that North Korea loaded two medium-range missiles onto mobile launchers while South Korea deployed warships with missile defense systems. Also, it was revealed that a psychiatrist who treated Aurora, Colo., gunman James Holmes…
President Bush secured NATO endorsement Thursday for his plans to construct a missile defense shield in Europe despite firm Russian opposition but failed to win backing for the quick accession of Ukraine and Georgia to the alliance.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
President Bush announced Tuesday that the U.S. will deploy land- and sea-based interceptor missiles as part of a national missile defense system starting in 2004.
In a test shoot-down, the United States military successfully hit a dummy missile warhead over the Pacific Ocean yesterday, advancing missile defense plans opposed by Russia and China.
In a move that could violate the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the Pentagon announced Thursday that they plan to begin construction of a new missile defense testing site in April.
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