FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test

FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, via Reuters

January 16, 2017 10:27 AM (UTC+8)