Debating the merits of missile defence

The cost may be worth it, if delaying the decision only increases the cost of joining. But we should go into it with our eyes open.

US MDA Photo
Missile detection and tracking flight test at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii in October 2014.
David S. McDonough
Published: Wednesday, 03/25/2015 4:31 pm EDT

Last year, a number of prominent Canadian voices spoke before House and Senate committees on the need for Ottawa to finally reverse the 2005 decision to reject participation in ballistic missile defence.

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