And it adds to the national security threat our nation faces; unfortunately, though, it’s of a piece with President Barack Obama’s (D) forcing the US to retreat from the world stage [emphasis added].
A senior US military official says an advanced US missile defense system that is to be deployed in South Korea only targets North Korea, not China.
Vice Adm James D Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system will never be used against China.
Whatever possesses men who know (or should know) better to take cards off the table when facing our enemies? Whatever possesses men who know (or should know) better to assure our enemies that there are certain things we will not do in defense of ourselves or our friends and allies, no matter what those enemies do to us or our friends and allies?
No. Say, rather, that we will use this system and others like it against any nation or any other entity that launches on us or on our friends or allies.