It seems absurd to prioritize the protection of the U.S. Army over that of the South Korean public when THAAD is being deployed in South Korea.
After the South China Sea issue entered arbitration, the U.S. and Japan used it in Southeast Asia to contain China, and the U.S. and South Korea deployed the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in Northeast Asia, intensifying conflicts between China and the U.S, while an arms race between the countries around [Read more]
Using THAAD to handle North Korean long distance artillery or short range missiles is like using an artillery round to kill a mosquito.
China now seeks to block the adoption of THAAD, showing little consideration for South Korea.
The joint training exercises by the United States, Japan and South Korea for ballistic missile defense will be held for the first time in Hawaii at the end of June. Each country is to send one AEGIS-level vessel and take part in a missile warning exercise using U.S. aircraft in place of ballistic missiles. Clearly, [Read more]
In this 21st century strategic battle between West Pacific missiles and silver bullets, who will come out ahead?
On Jan. 22, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Reunification published a consolidated report to the Blue House* revealing a policy which would create a real-time information sharing channel between South Korean and United States military authorities regarding North Korean nuclear and missile issues by the [Read more]
It is not difficult to see why America is demanding that Korea develop a 'more enhanced global role' and reconcile with Japan; it is about China.
No matter what form of snake oil [the U.S.] peddles, it will neither be able to obfuscate the true intent of its moves against China nor erode China's position of determined opposition.