The Campaign to “De-Weaponize” Space: Why America Needs to Defend our Space Assets and Our Right to Deploy a Space-Based ABM System

April 8, 2004

Robert F. Turner

On December 13, 2001, President Bush announced that the United States was withdrawing from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile [ABM] Treaty, pursuant to the terms of Article XV of that bilateral accord. The withdrawal became legally effective at the expiration of a six-month period of notice....

The Campaign to "De-Weaponize" Space: Why America Needs to Defend our Space Assets and our Right to Deploy a Space-Based ABM System