A potential North Korean test of an intercontinental ballistic missile has fueled national missile defense advocates in Washington to boost their own defense of the embattled U.S. system. "Communist North Korea's current actions directly underscore the need for the United States to deploy an effective missile defense system capable of defeating these threats," said Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.).Ý"We can't wait around idly while our enemies build and test long-range missiles capable of ...


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