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PRO US cyberdefense a key weapon against N. Korea's missile program Wesly Kahn 9/3/2017 “Is US cyberdefense a key weapon against N. Korea’s missile program” - against-n-koreas-missile-program/a-37871895 But behind this very public display of hostility is a complex system of information technology - a less visible but crucial strategic element that defense departments and experts are increasingly viewing as the future of warfare. And an investigative report published on March 4 in the New York Times indicates that the US, under former President Barack Obama, indeed used cyberattacks in an attempt to disrupt North Korean missile tests… The report came after an eight-month investigation into US Defense Department records and missile defense documents. War will happen 12 August 2017 Stein Tonnesson is research professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo - korea-170811130544750.html Why is war still possible? The risk of war increases if Kim decides to launch new missile or nuclear tests and Trump then decides to send aircraft carriers, submarines and troops to the Korean peninsula in an attempt to force Kim to the negotiating table. Either side might then convince itself that the other is about to
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attack, and conclude that a pre-emptive strike is necessary. Both sides know how advantageous it will be to strike first. There are interceptors other than THADD in place A guide to North Korea’s Advance Towards Nuclear Weapons” 9/11/2017 - has-north-koreas-nuclear-programme-advanced-in-2017 The US has developed several interceptor systems , which are responsible for defending itself and its regional allies from attack by short, medium and long-range missiles. South Korea hosts Patriot interceptor missiles that can protect single locations, as well as the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system which is designed to defend a wider area. The Aegis sea-based system provides a highly mobile regional defence and operates from US, South Korean and Japanese warships. Japan is also considering an upgrade of its land-based ballistic missile defence.
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North Korea doesn't just want nuclear weapons for defense — it wants them to retake South Korea Why we shouldn’t fear KIM JON UN on PRO is because he plans to reunify south korea and isn’t using nuclear weapons to actually harm them Business insider Alex Lockie - korean-peninsula-2017-8 Aug 7, 2017 Before North Korea's Kim dynasty could even imagine developing nuclear weapons, landmines and heavy artillery were a deterrent against the South rising up.
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