[Correction: For THAAD read Terminal High Altitude Area Defense]
September 17th saw the Obama administration abandoning plans to station interceptor missile systems in Poland and the Czech Republic. However the proposed system, which started under Reagan with STAR WARS, has not been scrapped but rather expanded to cover other regions of the world that the US has a strong strategic interest in.
Rick Rozoff is an analyst and manger of the email list Stop NATO International.
Julia Terreu started by asking Rick to give us some background on what a “missile defence system” is:
This interview was broadcast on Radio Adelaide on the 28th of October.