Hit to Kill

Hit to Kill

The New Battle Over Shielding America From Missle Attack

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Looks at America's capacity to protect itself against incoming ballistic missiles focusing on the national missile defense program during the 1990s.

Perseus Publishing
"Even as America faces a world of difficult-to-detect, low-tech, unconventional threats, the Bush administration has put its faith in a missile defense system or ""shield "" to keep us all safe."

Book News
Washington Post reporter Graham traces the birth, demise, and resurrection of the notion that the US can and should be protected by an umbrella of missile-slaying missiles. He looks at the threat, policy and politics, diplomacy and technology, and how the decision will be made. He explains acronyms and other jargon, and profiles major players. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781586480868
Branch Call Number: 358.174 GRA
Characteristics: xxxii, 430 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm


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