posted on Jan, 28 2007 @ 10:06 AM
Remember that "what we've read" could be utter nonsense unless continually corraborated...about aliens, SDI, etc.
China is the new superpower, no doubt about that. China also has a pretty severe intel agency, and learned from the best (the Russians, when it comes
to espionage)... So, if we have SDI, it's a fair bet the Chinese have something similar in the works...
My personal thoughts are that we have a fairly workable SDI, and that this contributed to the breakdown of the USSR. With billions in missiles with
now limited effectiveness, the Soviets couldn't continue to play in the arms race. With no arms race, the one functioning part of the economic
complex went out the window, and it inevitably fell. I'm also thinking that the various hardliners realize this, and long for it again....