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A panel re-examines MX basing and the whole U.S. missile triad

In an attempt to revive the beleaguered MX missile in the new Congress, President Reagan last week named a blue, ribbon commission to study the issue and present him with recommendations by Feb. 18. Known formally as the Commission on Strategic Forces, the eleven-member panel has a broad mandate to examine the triad of land, sea and air weapons that make up the nation's nuclear deterrence system. "Nothing is ruled out," said retired Air Force General Brent Scowcroft, chairman of the group. "The...

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