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Strategic Defense Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack from intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM s), potentially from the...

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Ali M El-Haj.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4677 words.

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Overview page. Subjects: History — Warfare and Defence.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack from intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM s), potentially from the...

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 5 words.

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 5 words.

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 5 words.

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Strategic Defense Initiative

William T. Walker.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 621 words.

During the 1970s the United States and the Soviet Union conducted a foreign policy of detente that had evolved through

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Yuen Foong Khong.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 201 words.

Refers to United States President Ronald Reagan's programme for protecting the United States from incoming nuclear missiles. Announced during a

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Strategic Defense Initiative

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; International Relations. 210 words.

Refers to United States President Ronald Reagan’s programme for protecting the United States from incoming nuclear missiles. Announced during a televised address on defence policy on ...

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The Strategic Defense Initiative

Donald R. Baucom.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1276 words.

(SDI) was a major program for defense against Soviet missiles championed by President Ronald Reagan beginning in 1983.

The

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Strategic Defense Initiative

Richard Holmes.

Edited by Charles Singleton and Dr Spencer Jones.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 5 words.

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Strategic Defense Initiative.

Edward Linenthal and Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 535 words.

On 23 March 1983, President Ronald Reagan called for a missile defense system that would make nuclear weapons “impotent

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Strategic Defense Initiative

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 454 words.

On 23 March 1983, President Ronald Reagan called for a missile defense system that would make nuclear weapons “impotent

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Strategic Defense Initiative

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 111 words.

SDI a proposal by President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983, to construct a strategic defense system against attack

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SDI

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 5 words.

abbr. Strategic Defense Initiative.

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Star Wars

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 18 words.

popular name for Strategic Defense Initiative.

with reference to a popular science-fiction film (1977).

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space-based interceptor

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 60 words.

a weapon conceived as part of the Strategic Defense Initiative that, while in orbit, would home in on the hot

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star wars n

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 200 words.

after the movie Star Wars nickname for the Strategic Defense Initiative, a satellite-based defensive weapons system intended to detect and

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GPALS

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Abbr.Global Protection Against Limited Strikes; a missile defense system announced by President George H. Bush on January 29, 1991, to reorient the Strategic Defense Initiative begun by...

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Reagan, Ronald (1911–2004)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 91 words.

He was a Hollywood actor before entering politics and becoming governor of California (1966–74). In 1981, at the age of 69, he became the oldest-ever President of the USA. During his...

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First a Dream

Harold H. Bruff.

in Untrodden Ground

March 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 6822 words.

Ronald Reagan realigned American politics in pursuit of his romantic vision of traditional American values. By increasing defense spending while cutting taxes, he incurred soaring deficits...

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