The US Senate beat back an attempt by President Barack Obama's Republican foes to kill a nuclear arms control pact with Russia over charges it may cripple US missile defense plans.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Missile Defense
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- Military and Government
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- Mine Disposal
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Samples in periodicals archive:
8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the Senate Thursday to support a new nuclear weapons treaty with Russia, assuring Republicans it would not undermine US missile defense plans.
Byline: Rachel Uranga Staff Writer CAMARILLO - The City Council is scheduled to decide today whether to back a proposed missile defense system housed off the Ventura County coast.
CORRECTION: Will missile defense be perfect against all threats when first deployed?
Army Space and Missile Defense Command's Advanced Research Center (ARC), used in support of new missile defense test and simulation programs managed by the Missile Defense Agency.
Bush had packed his administration with champions of national missile defense and put the world on notice that he would amend the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty with Russia, which bans the kind of missile-defense testing and construction scheduled to begin next year.
At issue is whether crises will allow the group to develop an overarching theme that sensitizes global economic ideals with hard-nosed international diplomacy, if such events will permit the Bush team to select long-term concerns like military reform and missile defense over short-range topics like keeping Saddam Hussein in his box and preventing the expansion and escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.