May 1 1999

The Phantom Menace

Space Weapons Aren't on Media Radar

The U.S. military’s plans to “control space” and the Earth below by placing weapons in orbit are explicit and extreme–and go unreported by mainstream media. What reporting is done on space military policy is restricted to the spin that only “missile defense” is involved. “U.S. Space Command–dominating the space dimension of military operations to protect U.S. interests and investment. Integrating Space Forces into war-fighting capabilities across the full spectrum of conflict,” trumpets the 1998 report Vision For 2020. The slickly produced publication lays out those words to resemble the crawl at the start of the Star Wars movies, but it […]