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Tags: u.s. | missile defense | china | guam | biden administration

Are New US Missile Defense Plans Too Little, Too Late?

Military vehicles carrying DF-26 ballistic missiles seen during a military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, in Beijing on Sept. 3, 2015. The range of China's DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile puts Guam's air force and naval installations within striking distance from the Chinese mainland. (Andy Wong/AP)

By    |   Friday, 19 August 2022 06:53 AM EDT

Pentagon plans to defend Guam – the westernmost American foothold – from a potential attack by Chinese missiles could be too little, too late, a Heritage Foundation report says.

In the event of an attack, the U.S. territory that's home to approximately 170,000 military and civilian American citizens should be viewed much as Hawaii was on Dec. 7, 1941, when Japan launched an attack on the then U.S. territory, the report's author, Brent Sadler, argues. Sadler told Newsmax that the defense of Guam shouldn't be shrugged off and threats against in shouldn't be allowed to slide.

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Pentagon plans to defend Guam - the westernmost American foothold - from a potential attack by Chinese missiles could be too little, too late, a Heritage Foundation report says.
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