A Review of South Korean Missile Defense Programs

In A Review of South Korean Missile Defense Programs, Marshall Institute Research Assistant Karen Montague reviews South Korea’s missile defense policies and programs.  South Korea has moved slowly, and steadily, towards the construction of a missile defense focused on short-range attacks from North Korea.  U.S. missile defense systems form the core of South Korea’s defense, although successive South Korean governments have proven reluctant to embrace the regional defensive architecture being put into place by the U.S. and Japan.

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