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Originally posted by mrmonsoon
It is my belief that all it really is, is the US's ability toput/use weapons in space.
Originally posted by DeepCoverUK
I read about the chinese sending some dodgy beams up to blind the US sattellietes somewhere on here, maybe thats what they mean?
There was also one theory that the north koreans blew up the space shuttle with some kind of beam weapon?
Now they have the justification/remit to go and destroy the dodgy beam weapons?
Its late and I am tired!
The United States considers space systems to have the rights of passage through and
operations in space without interference. Consistent with this principle, the United States
will view purposeful interference with its space systems as an infringement on its rights;
The United States rejects any claims to sovereignty by any nation over outer space or
celestial bodies, or any portion thereof, and rejects any limitations on the fundamental
right of the United States to operate in and acquire data from space;
The United States considers space capabilities -- including the ground and space
segments and supporting links -- vital to its national interests. Consistent with this
policy, the United States will: preserve its rights, capabilities, and freedom of action in space; dissuade or deter others from either impeding those rights or developing
capabilities intended to do so; take those actions necessary to protect its space
capabilities; respond to interference; and deny, if necessary, adversaries the use of space
capabilities hostile to U.S. national interests;
Originally posted by dAlen
If people drop their weapons there would be no war...
[edit on 18-10-2006 by dAlen]
Originally posted by Sight2reality
They arent denying anyone access to space. That is a ridiculous statement Knights... They are denying threats.
Basically, they want their hands in whats going on out there for MY defense. Frankly...THANK GOD.