Obama decides to unilaterally announce secret U.S. missile tests, satellite launches

Andrew Malcolm Los Angeles Times 5/21/2010

President Obama has decided to pre-announce to the world once-secret American ballistic missile tests and satellite launches.

The Democratic administration’s goal is to show a friendlier face to other countries and to coax Russia to do the same.

It’s part of a confidence-boosting initiative launched, so to speak, […]