Senior Science Fellow Philip Coyle and Scoville Fellow Bernadette Stadler’s op-ed in The Hill

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Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), the ballistic missile defense system that the United States recently began constructing in South Korea, is intended to protect the South from North Korean aggression. Instead, it is likely that the system will antagonize China — whose cooperation will be necessary to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula — and provoke North Korea, all without providing the South with a reliable defense against a full-scale attack.

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