Monday, December 18, 2006

The War in Space Has Already Begun

"The War in Space Has Already Begun"

Sun Dec 17, 2006 11:54 am (PST)

Talk of Satellite Defense Raises Fears of Space War

U.S. Says Attacks on Crucial Systems Are Possible,
Warns It Would Respond Forcefully

By Marc Kaufman
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, December 17, 2006; A12

For a U.S. military increasingly dependent on sophisticated satellites for communicating, gathering intelligence and guiding missiles, the possibility
that those space-based systems could come under attack has become a growing worry -- and the perceived need to defend them ever more urgent. And that, in turn, is
reviving fears in some quarters that humanity's conflicts could soon spread beyond Earth's boundaries.

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