China’s dogged opposition to the potential deployment of an additional U.S. missile defense asset to South Korea has raised questions over Beijing’s true intensions, given that the interception system does not pose any serious security threat to China. Some assume […]
Building an interoperable missile defense system is a major focus the United States places on trilateral cooperation with its two key Asian allies, South Korea and Japan, a senior American diplomat said. A man in Seoul Railway Station watches a […]
The North Korean leader attended battlefield gunnery training near the South Korean border on Friday. The drills took place ahead of the announced US-South Korea joint war games set for March close to North Korea’s border.
North Korea conducted the first flight test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile last month, defense officials said this week. The flight test of what the Pentagon is calling the KN-11 missile took place Jan. 23 off the coast of […]
National security analyst Paik Hak-soon believes that the government should oppose any move by the United States to deploy its latest ballistic missile interception system in South Korea as part of its missile defense (MD) program. “A Terminal High-Altitude Area […]
A North Korean Taepodong-class missile is displayed during a military parade past Kim Il-Sung square marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang on July 27, 2013. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Within days of President Obama releasing […]
The United States has reiterated that it’s NOT in talks with South Korea about the possible deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula.
During his visit to Seoul on February 4, PRC Defense minister Chang Wanquan is reported to have raised objections with South Korean counterparts to the potential deployment of a THAAD (Theater High-Altitude Area Defense) battery to South Korean territory, and Xi Jinping reportedly […]
North Korea stepped up its rhetoric against the South Wednesday, warning that its neighbour would face a “most miserable end” if it joined the US in “a war of aggression” against Pyongyang. The threat follows a series of North Korean […]
On Sunday, the South Korean defense ministry confirmed that North Korea had fired five short-range missiles off its eastern coast. While the rogue state is no stranger to missile tests, some analysts are warning that this particular test may signal […]