WASH POST:Kim Jong Il is a genocidal madman willing to starve his own people to death. His desire to have long-range missiles - and NUKES - is a bald-faced attempt to intimidate the West. Deploying Patriot missile systems, Aegis battle groups and NMD to protect the our key allies in the region is an essential first-step.
The Pentagon is reportedly speeding up plans to deploy advanced Patriot interceptor missiles on U.S. bases in Japan for the first time, a countermeasure seen as a response to the increasing threat of North Korean missiles.
This episode PROVES that Bush was 100% right to withdraw from the ABM Treaty - according to terms permitted under the treaty.