Better THAAD than dead

Aug 15, 2016

Better THAAD than dead

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China and Russia should welcome Seoul's plan to deploy an advanced missile-defense system because it alleviates the need for South Korea or Japan to pursue other defense options, which could include the development of nuclear weapons.

Jun 29, 2016

U.S., South Korea, Japan hold first anti-North Korea missile drill

Japan, South Korea and the United States held an unprecedented trilateral missile defense exercise Tuesday, aimed at countering the growing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea, which denounced it as a “military provocation.” The drill in waters off Hawaii came less than a week after ...

China pushes back on THAAD

Feb 12, 2016

China pushes back on THAAD

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China is critical of moves to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea in the wake of North Korea's rocket launch, but fails to offer much in the way of constructive suggestions on how the South can ensure its own security otherwise.

Dec 11, 2015

NATO missile defenses test off Hawaii deemed success

The U.S. military says it has shot down a missile off Hawaii in a test of a missile defense system designed to protect NATO forces in Europe from attack. The Missile Defense Agency said Thursday that an Air Force C-17 aircraft launched a medium-range ...