no, it is unlikely that the u.s. will attack through military force, it has becoem more their style to force other nations into subjection with economic coersion and covert operations. the space defence program is just their insurance policy that nobody who trys to resist will have any chance to give them a black eye....foolishly, all it takes a tugboat loaded with 1.5kg of weapons grade plutonium in new york harbour and there ain't no satellite that can stop that. [quote Tell me this: when has America EVER attacked unprovoked? Or invaded another country in peacetime? [/QUOTE] war of 1812 spanish-american war vietnam - or do you consider the conflicts in french indochina to not constitute a time of peace?