1 May 2008

The European Missile Defense Folly

George N. Lewis

Lewis is a physicist and a senior research associate at the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies at Cornell University.

Theodore A. Postol

A physicist, Postol is professor of science, technology, and national security policy at MIT. His expertise is in ballistic...


The United States plans to protect itself from emerging missile threats by building a Europe-based missile defense system. Like its predecessors, the system has serious technological deficiencies.