Defenses in South Korea against ballistic missiles have never been adequate. But now a range of programs is underway to increase the quantity and quality of interceptors south of the Demilitarized Zone. Whether numbers of defending missiles can come close to meeting the threat is still doubtful, however. And even if they do, North Korea probably has other ways of inflicting intolerable destruction on South Korea. The next possible addition to the defense system could be equipping South ...

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