Former Obama Defense Official and WAPO reporter: There is a need for a Space Force

A former Obama Defense Department official told CNN today that there really is a need for a Space Force:

Kirby points out that both Russia and China already have space forces of their own, which is a big reason why there’s a need for it.



And a Washington Post reporter echoed a similar sentiment today on MSNBC, suggesting both Russia and China already have weapons in space that could cripple our communications, command and control space infrastructure:

So there you go. It’s not the crazy idea that some on the left are painting it out to be.

Go ahead and make this an open thread.

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