Much has been said about the US ground-based missile defense program and
the sites in place or to be installed soon in Europe and Asia. But land
is not the only domain where the effort
it taking place. This is the time the priority is shifting to air- and
space-based systems. The US officials and military leaders believe that
space is now a warfighting domain on par with air, land and sea. This is
one of rare issues the administration and Congress see eye to eye on.