North Korea’s recent satellite launch, which demonstrates technology that can be used to make a long-range ICBM, is spurring a conversation in Washington about how to protect the U.S. “I don’t think the homeland has ever been more vulnerable than it is today,” says Army Gen. (ret.) Charles Jacoby, the former commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command. And although the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system is designed to shield the U.S. against an incoming ...

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