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I read it too, I just had nothing really to add.
Of course technically it was talking about a boosted hypersonic "aircraft"... SA-10 and SA-12 missiles have been hypersonic for the last 35 years... even Pantsir-S1 has a solid rocket booster that accelerates the missile to over 1km/s.
“The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion […] but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.”
― Samuel P. Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order