by Adam Rogers, Wired
If policymaking is never easy, and military policymaking is very difficult, it stands to reason that space military policymaking is basically impossible. Yet recently, in a speech at the Pentagon, Vice President Mike Pence announced the formation of a sixth branch of the US armed services: a SPACE FORCE!
But can that really happen? Well, let’s proceed with the go/no-go. SPACE FORCE!
President Donald Trump?
“Space Force all the way!” So that’s a GO.
Vice President Mike Pence?
“The time has come to establish the United States Space Force,” Pence said in his speech, asking for $8 billion to build out the idea. So that’s a GO.
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