China envoy expects U.S. missile-defense system to stir ire of N. Korea

Yonhap News Agency

BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Yonhap) — A move by the United States to deploy its advanced missile-defense system in South Korea is likely to irritate North Korea and could jeopardize diplomatic efforts to resume long-stalled six-nation talks on the North’s nuclear […]

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The Future of U.S. Extended Deterrence in Asia to 2025

Robert A. Manning

US extended deterrence in Asia, involving the full spectrum from nuclear to conventional capabilities, faces an array of new challenges. Indeed, a dynamic, volatile, and more complex security landscape in the Asia-Pacific and globally has heightened regional security concerns and […]

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U.S. weighing deployment of THAAD missile defense system to South Korea

United Press International

A successful THAAD interceptor missile launch in 2005. (CC/U.S. Missile Defense Agency) WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) – The Pentagon has confirmed the U.S. is considering deployment of a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense missile system to South Korea in response to […]

To limit—or expand—missile defense

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Since 2002, when the United States withdrew from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, the international arms control regime has included no limits on missile defense. Washington wants to keep it that way, insisting that it “will continue to reject any negotiated […]