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Space wars: should militaries be doing more to protect critical satellite systems?

Today, western militaries rely heavily on satellites for communications, navigation and imagery. Some see this reliance on space assets as a possible weakness, especially if satellites are destroyed by space debris or anti-satellite weapons. The US military is addressing this growing concern with a new generation of spy satellites to be launched later this year, but the question is whether this measure is enough to protect such critical assets.

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