Press for Conversion #55
Publisher: Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Date Written: 01/12/2004
Year Published: 2004
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: Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
"Missile defense" is a deceptive term -- it is a linguistic shield to protect the military-industrial complex (and political allies) from public attack. The term disguises their plan to put weapons into space. While politicians pretend that missile defense has nothing to do with space weapons, the corporate media perpetuates the myth that this military program is purely defensive.