Image by Fräulein Schiller via FlickrWhy does the US want to build missile defense, given that it is unlikely to work? Why are Russians upset, given that it is unlikely to work?
If one is preparing a defense, it is a good thing to consider what one is defending against. That issue has been muddled in the current standoff about missile defense systems in central Europe. The Americans claim it is Iran; the Russians think otherwise.
( `Muddled` ! Comparison from a different time - after the Avro Arrow affair and decommisioning of the Canadian aircraft carrier Bonaventure -shortly after a complete refit - and the retiring of hydrofoil equipped destroyer experiments at Bras dÒr Lakes in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada where Alexander GrahamBell performed experiments