Patriots, THAAD, AEGIS to to offer integrated protection

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    POLITICS - Turkey knows everything about Syrian's 700 missiles, foreign minister says

    Germany will send the Patriots.
    Ground-based THAAD and ship-based AEGIS will come from Obama.
    Syria has 700 missiles capable to deliver chemical weapons.
     
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    AWACS and Patriots from Germany together with 400 Bundeswehr-soldiers will be sent to Turkey:

    SPIEGEL ONLINE
     
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    GMD doesn't work as intended...
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    US Missile Defense System Is 'Unable to Protect the Public': Report
    Jul 14, 2016 | WASHINGTON -- The system designed to defend American cities and towns against a nuclear attack by North Korea is "simply unable to protect the U.S. public" and will remain ineffective unless Congress exerts rigorous oversight, according to a new report.
     
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    China opposed to THAAD...

    US Looks to Accelerate Deployment of South Korea Missile Defense
    Sep 28, 2016 | WASHINGTON — The U.S. intends to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea "as soon as possible" to counter the threat from North Korea despite opposition from China, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Tuesday.
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - tell `em to blow it out dey's ear...
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    A controversy waiting to blow up in Asia: U.S., South Korea confirm deployment of THAAD unit within ten months
    Saturday 5th November, 2016 - The Korean peninsula has been a hot bed for tensions in the region, especially after South Korea and its chief ally, U.S. announced the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in July this year.

     
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    Granny says tell China we may start aimin' `em in dey's direction...

    China issues warning to U.S., South Korea on THAAD
    Dec. 22, 2016 - Beijing’s foreign ministry said the deployment would "damage" regional security interests.
     
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    China taking indirect action against THAAD...
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    Beijing indirectly retaliating against THAAD: minister
    Sat, Jan 07, 2017 - China is suspected to be taking indirect action against South Korea’s decision last year to deploy a US anti-missile system, South Korea’s finance minister said.
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    China 'tacitly' admitted to retaliatory response to THAAD, lawmaker says
    Jan. 5, 2017 - Seoul lawmakers met with the Chinese foreign minister on Wednesday.
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    Jan. 6, 2017 -- The United States, South Korea and Japan have agreed to increase efforts to pressure North Korea to further isolate the country into "irreversible denuclearization."
     
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    Aegis works .....Who cares what happens in Turkey
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - dey in cahoots together against THAAD...

    China, Russia agree on more 'countermeasures' against U.S. anti-missile system
    Thu Jan 12, 2017 | China and Russia have agreed to take further unspecified "countermeasures" in response to a U.S. plan to deploy an anti-missile system in South Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday.
     
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    Russia, No. Korea threatenin' So. Korea over THAAD, drills...
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    Russia warns South Korea of consequences if THAAD deployed
    Feb. 3, 2017 -- Russia's ambassador to South Korea warned Moscow would take measures if Seoul chooses to go ahead and deploy the U.S. missile defense system THAAD, according to a South Korean newspaper.
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    North Korea warns South of 'catastrophic' consequences of U.S. drills
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