Strategic Defense Initiative - Curious Minds Podcast

Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense (SDI) Initiative, AKA – “Star Wars” | Curious Minds Podcast

In 1983, president Ronald Reagan shocked the world when he announced that the United States was developing an ultra-modern defense system against intercontinental ballistic missiles. Hundreds of billions of dollars were invested in the system’s development – But then, in 1991, the Soviet Union collapsed, and with it – the Star Wars initiative. Was Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative the reason for the Soviet Union’s collapse?


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2 thoughts on “Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense (SDI) Initiative, AKA – “Star Wars” | Curious Minds Podcast

  1. Hello People!!

    As usual, absolute top entertaining. Love every bit of it, so much i really would like to read it myself to put this on my own blog, of course crediting you guys with all links, references and so on

    Im a total adict of your stories

    Keep it up

    Thanks
    Daniel

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