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A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017.

The US military is reportedly looking to install anti-missile defenses in Germany — and it’s sure to rankle Russia

The US military is reportedly considering installing an anti-missile system in Germany to bolster European defenses at a time when the relationship between Washington and Moscow is already at a historically low point.
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.

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."

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?