Asia & Pacific

Japan Deploys Missiles on Island After North Korea Launch

Soldiers from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force set up PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launch systems during a temporary deployment drill at US Yokota Air Base in Tokyo on August 29, 2017. Some 50 Japanese servicemen took part in the drill. (TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force set up PAC-3 surface-to-air missile launch systems during a temporary deployment drill at US Yokota Air Base in Tokyo on August 29, 2017. Some 50 Japanese servicemen took part in the drill. (TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan on Tuesday deployed another missile system on its northern island of Hokkaido—after North Korea launched two missiles over the territory. “As part of measures...




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