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  •  one wonders how high up sovereignty goes... (2+ / 0-)
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    George3, triv33

    all countries control their airspace, but there is no law to define where the sovereignty of their airspace ends.  this could be a real problem, considering china has given a demonstration of its ability to shoot down satellites.

    i'm part of the 99% - america's largest minority

    by joe shikspack on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 07:09:47 AM PST

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    •  There were international treaties going back (2+ / 0-)
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      joe shikspack, George3

      to the Kennedy administration. But Reagan's Star Wars and Bush's dismissal of the anti ballistic missile treaty means we do not recognize any limits of our ability to make war from space.
      We also have the ability to shoot down satillittes and have done so, but not publicly.

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