Quote of the Week:
"I am concerned that we are shortchanging the war on terrorism to pay for this golden tribute to national missile defense."
Rep. Martin Meehan, D-Mass., House Armed Services Committee, Feb. 27, 2002
In The Headlines:
Democrats Criticize Pentagon Budget, Anti-Terror War Washington Post
February 28, 2002.
Pentagon Sees Sample Rocket by '04 AP
February 27, 2001.
Rumsfeld Pares Oversight of MDA Washington Post
February 15, 2002.
The Outlook for National Missile Defense
An Issue Brief from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.
Missile Defense Budget Requests FY 2003
from the Department of Defense and the Center for Defense Information.
Estimated Costs and Technical Characteristics of Selected National Missile Defense Systems
Report from the Congressional Budget Office estimating the costs of the Bush Administration's national missile defense plan.
Shield of Dreams Missile Defense Calendar