EU FOREIGN policy chief and former NATO boss Javier Solana has questioned the effectiveness of US plans to create a national missile defence shield

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Series Details Vol.7, No.3, 18.1.01, p2
Publication Date 18/01/2001
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Date: 18/01/01

"It is doubtful whether such a defence shield could really protect against attacks by so-called 'rogue states' or terrorists," he said in an interview with a German newspaper. Solana also hinted that the Pentagon's plans could undermine global attempts to limit the growth in missile numbers.

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