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Summary: South Korea has many options on the table to defend itself, one of which is the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system.
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In the midst of North Korea’s arms build-up, including its alarming development of nuclear charges small enough for missiles, South Korea has many options on the table to defend itself, one of which is the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system. Because of dangerous rhetoric and past patterns of the DPRK, South Korea must find a way to fend of this looming threat, and the THAAD system provides the best means of doing so.
However, beyond just the fact they are being deployed, the fact of their deployer, the U.S, provides the long term safety of the U.S.’s display of solidarity. Not only that, the THAAD system provides an economic denial action against North Korea for the foreseeable future. China has expressed fears that such a system could be used by South Korea or the United States against them, which potentially means its deployment seriously harms diplomatic relations.
Geopolitics aside, some call into question the THAAD’s basic effectiveness. They question the system’s ability to take down the full range of DPRK tech.
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Mitchell is a 5-year debate veteran spanning multiple debate formats with high proficiency in each. His high school proficiency was in Public Forum and Student Congress in the NSDA. Currently, Mitchell is a Grove City College Marketing Major and Mathematics/Analytics minor. Although his studies have kept him from college debate, he still seeks to promote the activity of competitive debate whenever/wherever he can.