US plans missile defence expansion to resist North Korea's 'extraordinary threat'

Country
North Korea (KP)
Score
1.41
Source
The Guardian
Time
2019-01-17 (UTC)
ID
13091154

Trump unveils plans in Pentagon review that calls for a large-scale expansion of existing and sea-based systems Donald Trump has announced plans for the biggest expansion in US missile defence since the Reagan-era Star Wars project , in a policy review that singles out North Korea as an “extraordinary threat” seven months after the president claimed that threat had been eliminated by his diplomacy. In the Pentagon’s missile defence review , which Trump unveiled on Thursday, his administration has called for a large-scale expansion of existing and sea-based systems, much of them designed to guard against a missile attack from North Korea. Continue reading...