For more than a decade, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) championed more funding for missile defense programs. Under President Barack Obama, the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) allotment was cut.  Now it seems as though Franks’s wish may come true. He scored a major symbolic victory last year, shifting the nation’s missile defense policy from one that sought to produce a limited capability against a limited threat to one that seeks to maintain and improve a robust ...


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