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U.S. Deploys Antimissile System in South Korea After North's Launches

HONG KONG -- Alarmed about the threats from North Korea's increasingly provocative behavior, the United States said Tuesday that it had started to deploy an antimissile system in South Korea that China has angrily opposed as a threat to its security.

The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or Thaad, came after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles on Monday apparently in response to joint naval exercises by South Korea and the United States. Those launching

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