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Worth Quoting (Interviews): Andrew Cockburn

Worth Quoting was made possible by Florida Community College at Jacksonville. The series was recorded from 1985 to 2005, and features a powerful collection of interviews.
Interviewee Andrew Cockburn 
Interviewer Tom Costia
Subject Strategic Defense Initative

Copyright 1987  Florida Community College at Jacksonville

 

Summary:

Military Affairs specialist Cockburn discusses SDI (Strategic Defense Initiative) or Star Wars, as it was sometimes called. Cockburn argues against SDI, arguing that it's too expensive, will lead to greater nuclear proliferation, only protects against one type of nuclear missile, and, finally, will threaten other nations with its inherent offensive capability. 

 

Keywords:

SDI, Star Wars, nuclear warheads, missiles, defense

Andrew Cockburn

Cockburn, A. (1987). Interviewed by T. Costia  [Video Recording]. Worth Quoting. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 29 minutes