October 9, 2013
America's Dangerous Reliance on Russia
Matthew Bodner, US News & World Report
Even if the positive spirit of bilateral cooperation in space survives the current, tumultuous state of U.S.-Russian relations, we must consider the fact that Russia is not a stable country. Were the Russian Federation to once more fall in to disarray, as it has in the past, there is no reason to believe the American launch industry would be able to count on the RD-180 any longer.
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