Chinese wary about U.S. missile system because capabilities unknown: experts

April 4, 2017 By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China is steadfastly opposed to the deployment of advanced U.S. anti-missile radars in South Korea because it does not know whether the defenses, intended for North Korean missiles, are capable of tracking and countering Beijing’s own nuclear program, experts say. Beijing’s resistance to the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile system put up south of Seoul has become a major thorn in bilateral ties with the United States and is bound to be discussed at this…

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