Friday, November 24, 2017
Trump's Asia Trip and the Need for Missile Defense
Recently, as you will know, Trump hit Asia like a typhoon, uprooting complacency everywhere he went. His firm and unapologetic adherence to America First principles, coupled with unswerving respect for the peoples and cultures of Asia, were just what was needed. My most recent article praises Trump's accomplishments during his Asian tour, and repeats my earlier call for a strengthening of U.S. missile defense capabilities, to give President Trump maximum leverage in dealings with rogue regimes like the one in North Korea. More importantly, missile defense gives the USA the ability to defend itself from nuclear attacks -- and in that sense every component of our missile defense systems is worth its weight in gold! Luckily, though, these systems aren't made of gold -- in fact, they're remarkably cheap, given what they can do. All the more reason to make them stronger.
Here's the article, which has so far appeared in American Greatness and the Lockport Union-Sun and Journal: