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The U.S. Will Find Few Takers in the Western Pacific for Its Missiles

Aug 21, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 13, 2018, against the Syrian government.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 13, 2018, against the Syrian government. Washington could be set for a fruitless search to deploy its intermediate-range missiles against China in the western Pacific.

(U.S. NAVY/Lt. j.g MATTHEW DANIELS/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Now that it has walked away from the INF treaty, the U.S. is looking to deploy nuclear missiles in the western Pacific against China. Whether it finds a spot to place them is another story....

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