Inflation is high. The GDP has shrunk. But the job market has never been better. The Washington Post's Damian Paletta helps make sense of the U.S. economy today.
In the 80s, Ronald Reagan got criticized and even ridiculed for his Strategic Defense Initiative, also known as “Star Wars” — a way to shoot incoming nuclear missiles out of the sky before they could harm Americans. Now missile defense is back and politically stronger than ever. A panel talks about the science and politics behind this untested and much-debated strategic tool.
- Dr. William R. Graham President of National Security Research, Inc.
- Dr. Richard Garwin Senior fellow for science and technology at the Council on Foreign Relations
- Joseph Cirincione President, Ploughshares Fund
- James Anderson Defense analyst at the Heritage Foundation
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