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Popular Press Skeptical on Missile Defense

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The popular press analyses for the missile defense program look grim. Reuters' review of the recent failed tests asserts that there seems to be more political will on the part of conservatives to make the system work than their are successful technology developments, forcing the Bush Administration to scale back deployment expectations. Weapons systems development programs seldom get the sort of popular attention that the missile shield program has, and contractors aren't finding it a pleasant limelight. Reuters reports.

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