Articles by Gbenga Oduntan

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Donald Trump’s Space Force: The Dangerous Militarisation of Outer Space
Gbenga Oduntan – The Conversation, 2 Jul 2018

25 Jun 2018 – Trump’s new policy could lead to the militarisation of outer space and the beginning of a new space arms race. As ever, the policy announcement was full of glittering ideas but short on detail, largely unspecific and even inaccurate. What we do know is that this would be a new and separate military command, “equal” to the American Airforce. But like much of Trumpian vision, superlative expressions shroud reality and do great injustice to the serious issues at stake.

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