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The United States has quietly taken on the huge task of trying to organize regional ballistic missile defense networks, not only among NATO countries, but also in East Asia and the Middle East.

The United States is “leading from in front” on meeting possible future missile threats from North Korea and Iran, whether to itself, its allies or U.S. troops stationed abroad.

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