Waging War in Space
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of The Nation
Posted: December 6th, 2016
Master of Space a motto of the United States Space Command, a joint Air Force, Army and Navy command set up by the Pentagon in 1985 says it all. Our military leaders seek to control outer space, and dominate the earth, by basing weapons in space. Corporate America is deeply involved. US Space Commanddominating the space dimension of military operations to protect US interests and investment, says the commands Vision for 2020, a report whose colorful cover depicts a laser weapon in space zapping targets on the Earth below. The projection of US power by means of deadly technology has other nations understandably upset. This past January ... UN Secretary General Kofi Annan urged the UNs annual Conference on Disarmament to ensure that outer space remains weapons-free. At the March session of the conference, Chinas Ambassador for Disarmament Affairs ... called for an international law forbidding not only nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction in space - as does the 1967 Outer Space Treaty - but any weapons in space. In November 138 nations voted in the UN General Assembly to reaffirm the Outer Space Treaty and its provision that space shall be for peaceful purposes. Only the United States and Israel abstained. Assistant secretary of the Air Force for Space Keith Hall says, We have [space dominance] and were going to keep it. And money flows for it. Follow the money and you find ... about 75 corporations [involved] in space weapons projects.
Note: For more, see the US Space Command's Vision for 2020 and its Long Range Plan. For more along these lines, see concise summaries of deeply revealing war news articles from reliable major media sources.