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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    Sep 30 2016 - The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday.[/i]
     
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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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