Stanford Scholar Raises Fresh Doubts about Feasibility of European BMDS

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 4, 2009 at 5:00 AM
A Stanford University researcher has joined the ranks of experts who argue Bush-era plans to station ballistic missile defense assets in Poland and the Czech Republic offer European nations less protection from Iranian missiles than defense officials have claimed publicly. Dean Wilkening offered his conclusions in a series of briefing slides, titled "Technical Effectiveness of European Ballistic Missile Defense Options," that have begun circulating on Capitol Hill and among NATO officials in Brussels. obtained a copy of the 61-page...

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