Defeating Kim's missile threat

The threat of a North Korean attack is rising.  Last week, Kim Jong-un further provoked the United States by having his country "accidentally" release pictures of their plans to develop the submarine-launched ballistic missile Pukguksong-3 and the three-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). While war should still be the last resort, not the first resort, we still need to be prepared. U.S. Army major Jim Gant states in his book One Tribe at a Time that "less in more" on the battlefield to win the hearts and minds of the people of Afghanistan.  But when it comes to successful ballistic missile technology, more is more.  As is more money, more testing, and more protection for the American people. Ground-based midcourse defense (GMD) is the best defense we have against what is a clear and present danger in North Korea and Iran.  Neither regime respects mutually assured destruction in the way...(Read Full Post)