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The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the U.S. ballistic missile defense system launches during a flight test from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Trump may be dangerously overconfident in US missile defenses against North Korea

President Donald Trump said that "we have missiles that can knock out a missile in the air 97% of the time," but he may be dangerously overconfident.
A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor during a successful intercept test.

The US approves $15 billion sale of THAAD air-defense systems to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia also agreed to purchase Russia's S-400 air defense system on Thursday.

South Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough North Korea sanctions

THAAD interceptors are seen as they arrive at Seongju, South Korea on Sept 7, 2017. Reuters SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS - Protesters clashed with thousands of...

South Korea to temporarily deploy four remaining THAAD launchers

FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided...

South Korea, US plan more drills after North Korea nuclear test rattles globe

South Korean troops fire a Hyunmoo missile into the waters of the East Sea at a military exercise in South Korea September 4,...

China and North Korea’s worst nightmare is coming true with US missile defenses in South Korea

"China is not too worried that the United States might suddenly attack North Korea. It is worried about THAAD."

US THAAD missile hits test target amid growing pressure from North Korea

WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States said it shot down a medium-range target ballistic missile in its latest test of the country's...

South Korea’s president made a move signaling a possible strike on North Korea

So why would Moon take a huge political risk by increasing defenses against missiles that aren't even supposed to target his country?

China is now fighting against the US’s advanced missile system with a rap battle

"How many times do I have to warn you my lovely little neighbor boy? You don’t really want that little toy, you know," one of the Chinese rappers says.