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U.S. Ups Missile Defense Against North Korea

Guam Defense

Guam Missile Defense

The U.S. is beefing up military defenses in response to North Korea’s ramped-up rhetoric.

FOX News Radio’s Jared Halpern has details from Washington:

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Guam Defense

A missile defense battery, capable of shooting down short- and intermediate-range missiles, is being deployed to Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific and home to a military base.  It’s the latest move by U.S. officials closely monitoring increasingly heated rhetoric from North Korea.

(Secy Hagel) “It only takes being wrong once, and I don’t want to be the Secretary of Defense who is wrong once.”

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, delivering a policy address in D.C., calling North Korea a real and clear danger, adding the U.S. is working with China and others in hopes of ratcheting down tensions.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.

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