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“Twilight War” author Mike Moore

Today we'll talk about the future of  U.S. space policy. Mike Moore is the author of the new book, Twilight War: The Folly of U.S. Space Dominance. Mike is also Former Editor at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

He started his book with a quote from Joseph Ashy – former head of U.S. Space Command. He said in 1996 that “…the United States was going to engage terrestrial targets someday from space.” Ashy went on to say, “We will engage targets in space from space. Its politically sensitive but it's going to happen.”

Mike Moore explained what he thought when he read that the former head of Space Command felt a space war was inevitable.

Originally broadcast on February 13, 2008.

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