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The US is considering downing
North Korean missiles, even if
they aren’t a direct threat

Circa News, by Mark Hensch

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 9/19/2017 10:00:19 AM

The U.S. is considering shooting down missiles from North Korea even if they do not directly threaten the U.S. or its allies, according to CNN. CNN on Tuesday reported that the notion of downing a North Korean missile has largely centered on projectiles immediately endangering America or its partners. An official directly familiar with the Trump administration’s options planning, however, told CNN that other possibilities are under review. CNN’s source said that it needs to be answered if North Korea’s missile program has progressed to the level of presenting an inherent threat. The source noted that at such a level,

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As President Trump is literally entering the UN for his speech very shortly, this article comes up. Hope he mentions this as well, to the Nork delegation sitting front row center of the podium. Stay tuned.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 9/19/2017 10:21:36 AM     (No. 11387978)

That way we wouldn´t have the expense of target missiles for intercept development.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 9/19/2017 10:27:03 AM     (No. 11387984)

Target practice.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Clinger, 9/19/2017 10:42:00 AM     (No. 11388005)

A direct threat would be a rather poor time to learn that our systems need a little tweaking. They are offering a grand opportunity for a dose of R&D. If however, we have a low level of confidence, the last thing we want to do is demonstrate that we are all bluster and bravado regarding our abilities. Figure it out boys and girls the clock is ticking.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 9/19/2017 11:13:52 AM     (No. 11388051)

Good practice for the real thing, and the little Fat Kid would just shriek with hysteria if we break his toys.

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