Administration unveils its Missile Defense Review


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In March 1983, twenty years after Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara unveiled the U.S. Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) nuclear strategy, President Ronald Reagan, in a speech to the nation, said that the United States was changing course: Rather they eschewing missile defense in favor of mutual vulnerability-based nuclear deterrence, Reagan vowed to make nuclear weapons “impotent and obsolete.”

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