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MIT Military Critic Rejects Secrecy Claims

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Science  03 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5531, pp. 781
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5531.781

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Summary

Physicist Ted Postol--a relentless critic of missile defense schemes--is fighting a Pentagon allegation that he has given away classified information. This is not the first time Postol has been targeted for a security investigation. But it may be the first time that he has accused his superiors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of agreeing to help the Pentagon.