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U.S. builds alliances in 'wild wild west' of space

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By Joey Roulette

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Before Trump, the international accepted goal was to make space a neutral area, like we did with Antarctica.

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Before Trump, the international accepted goal was to make space a neutral area, like we did with Antarctica.

Seriously? When was such an "international goal" ever formalized? And what exactly did bad orange man do to change that? And since when is space an "area"? Please enlighten us.

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The 1967 "Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space" binds the parties to use outer space only for peaceful purposes. Like the denuclearization treaty with Iran, Trump has unilaterally decided to ignore this space treaty, that every other American administration has adhered to.

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More wars to come. The US is not satisfied in the havoc it has caused on Earth, it now wants to dominate space. Does anybody think this will not start a race to militarize space? Another arms race thanks to Trump.

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The 1967 "Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space" binds the parties to use outer space only for peaceful purposes. Like the denuclearization treaty with Iran, Trump has unilaterally decided to ignore this space treaty, that every other American administration has adhered to.

It's not about what previous American presidents have done, it's about what the other guy is doing and if you think that other countries aren't already working on the same thing, you are being willfully ignorant. Not everything is Trump's fault.

Does anybody think this will not start a race to militarize space?

The funny thing is that you think it hasn't already started decades ago.

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"The US is not satisfied in the havoc it has caused on Earth....."

Please do not equate what Putin's Puppet has done with what America has done overall, and what it will do once he is out of office.

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This 'Space Patrol Department' jive is an egotistical joke for Putin's puppet, who recently proclaimed himself as the 'chosen one' (messiah). You can't govern space and treaties tell us we shouldn't even try to think we can. Donny Traitor is NO deity!

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