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The Reagan-era “Star Wars” missile-defense system was never very popular in Europe, where citizens in countries such as Germany feared that hosting interceptors used to...

The Reagan-era “Star Wars” missile-defense system was never very popular in Europe, where citizens in countries such as Germany feared that hosting interceptors used to track or shoot down nukes coming from Russia would make those countries actual targets of missiles.

The modern incarnation of the missile-defense system, on which the US is still spending billions to develop but has only very rudimentary capability to show for it, apparently is still causing fear within potential host countries, judging by this report that the Czech Republic is looking to hiring a PR firm to sell the alleged benefits of the system to its citizens.

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