[ExI] Anti-deterrence weapons/was Re: DARPA seeking Genesis-style godware capability

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 15:18:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Dan <dan_ust at yahoo.com> wrote:
> That depends on the context.  If THAAD and similar tech is widely distributed, yes, it might stop a missile exchange -- presuming no one finds a way to get missiles around this.  What would it do against suitcase bombs or other mass casualty weapons?

After the fall of the Soviet Union, a few people expected that the
decreased requirements for offensive and defensive capabilities in
western countries would have led to more funds devoted to R&D and
technoscientific education.

What happened, with the obvious exception of the United States, is
that the R&D and technoscientific education overall budget actually...
decreased, out of diminished international pressure to compete in that
area at a national level, be it just in "prestige" and political

Stefano Vaj

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