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Saudi Missile Defenses May Have Missed, Research Says09:37Download

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Last month Saudi Arabia claimed to have shot down a ballistic missile fired at its capital by Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen. An analysis by arms-control experts suggests a different story — the missile merely missed its target, unscathed by Saudi defenses.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Jeffrey Lewis (@ArmsControlWonk) of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, who led the research team.

This segment aired on December 7, 2017.

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