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National Missile Defence and the Politics of US IdentityA Poststructural Critique$
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Natalie Bormann

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780719074707

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.001.0001

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NMD1: issues and debates

NMD1: issues and debates

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National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity

Natalie Bormann

Manchester University Press

This chapter criticises the predominant issues on the modern missile defence debate, emphasising the tensions on feasibility, costs, and the question of arms control and non-proliferation. It tries to set up a confrontation between the ‘logic’ of NMD and its inappropriateness. The chapter also lists the emerging missile states and discusses the two documents that address the issue of an emerging multifaceted ballistic missile threat.

Keywords:   missile defence debate, feasibility, costs, arms control, non-proliferation, missile states, ballistic missile threat

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