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US military prepares for the next frontier: Space war

CNN reports: “Since man first explored space, it has been a largely peaceful environment. But now US adversaries are deploying weapons beyond Earth’s atmosphere, leading the US military to prepare for the frightening prospect of war in space.”

“‘As humans go out there, there has always been conflict. Conflict in the Wild West as we move in the West… conflict twice in Europe for its horrible world wars,’ Gen. John Hyten, head of US Strategic Command, told CNN. ‘So, every time humans actually physically move into that, there’s conflict, and in that case, we’ll have to be prepared for that.'”

“Today, the US depends on space more than any other nation.”

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