Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot

Robert Holzer and Scott Truver

Geopolitical developments across the Western Pacific region are generating a rise in military modernization efforts among U.S. allies and partners and other countries.  One of the military systems receiving increased focus and resources is missile defense—especially ship-based defenses against cruise […]

National Security Must Be Top Priority in Missile Defense

The ChosunIlbo

Russia on Friday voiced opposition against the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea, claiming it would “inevitably have a negative impact on the strategic situation in the region and could provoke an arms […]

Russia gripes about Korea leaning to U.S.’s Thaad

Korea JoongAng Daily

Moscow expressed alarm that South Korea seemed to be leaning toward deploying an American antiballistic missile system and indicated such a move may fuel an arms race in the region. But the U.S. State Department dismissed such concerns and said […]