Joe Biden has said we will continue our missle defense program with the following caveats.
1. If it works 2. If it is cost effective
and (and this one really irritates me)
3. With consultation with Russia
We know it is finally meeting the first requirement, we will only know if it is cost effective if it actually shoots down a hostile missle and finally, screw Russia. Do they consult us with every military defense advance they make?
1. the more defense-rockets the higher the probability of hitting a target. (cost and function is really the same problem) 2. the cost of being hit by a foreign missile is infinite, even with conventional warhead, and even if it lands in a desert area. 3.