Japan-US alliance | Japan, US silent over ending ballistic missile patrols

Japan, US silent over ending ballistic missile patrols

Both have reason to keep mum as the move would shift the defense burden and alarm Russia and China

December 12, 2018 6:36 PM (UTC+8)
The land-based Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, interceptor is one of the alternatives being discussed. Photo: AFP/Missile Defense Agency
The land-based Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, interceptor is one of the alternatives being discussed. Photo: AFP/Missile Defense Agency