Could The U.S. Shoot Down North Korea's Missiles?05:45
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People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)
People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)
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Whether or not the U.S. could shoot down North Korea's missiles is a key question as Kim Jong Un and President Trump ramp up their threats of war. North Korea has launched more than a dozen missiles in tests this year, two over Japan.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with missile defense analyst Ian Williams (@ianwilliams1383), associate director of the international security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

This segment aired on September 28, 2017.

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