Science, politics, and origins of SDI

Gerald M. Steinberg

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The paper examines Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative which actually stems from his faith in the achievements of science and technology. It also examines the scientist debate on the feasibility of the program and how politics plays a role in this endeavor. Technology as political symbolism is also addressed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-37
Number of pages7
JournalForum for Applied Research and Public Policy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1990


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