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China: Korean Peninsula Crisis Is Not Our Responsibility
July 12, 2017
China: Korean Peninsula Crisis Is Not Our Responsibility
China welcomes South Korea’s grand proposal to solve the North Korea issue.
China: Korean Peninsula Crisis Is Not Our Responsibility
US, ROK Conduct Precision-Strike Drill in Response to North Korean ICBM Launch
July 05, 2017
US, ROK Conduct Precision-Strike Drill in Response to North Korean ICBM Launch
The U.S. Army and Republic of Korea military personnel test fired missiles in response to North Korea’s most recent ICBM test.
US, ROK Conduct Precision-Strike Drill in Response to North Korean ICBM Launch
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
June 29, 2017
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
A year after being chosen to host THAAD, protests in Seongju show little sign of ending.
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
June 24, 2017
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
The new 800-kilometer missile can purportedly hit targets anywhere in the North.
Seoul Test Fires New Ballistic Missile in Warning to North Korea
South Korea's New Government Suspends THAAD Deployment Pending Environmental Assessment
June 07, 2017
South Korea's New Government Suspends THAAD Deployment Pending Environmental Assessment
The South Korean presidential office has said the deployment of additional THAAD launchers will be delayed.
South Korea's New Government Suspends THAAD Deployment Pending Environmental Assessment
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Makes Port Call in South Korea
June 06, 2017
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Makes Port Call in South Korea
A U.S. nuclear-powered attack sub visited the city of Busan this week.
US Nuclear Sub Armed With Cruise Missiles Makes Port Call in South Korea
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
May 10, 2017
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
South Korea's new president may seek more independence within the alliance, but he's not anti-American.
No, South Korea's New President Is Not 'Anti-American'
It's Official: THAAD Missile Defense Is Up and Running in South Korea
May 02, 2017
It's Official: THAAD Missile Defense Is Up and Running in South Korea
The controversial missile defense system has become operational, days ahead of South Korea's 2017 presidential election.
It's Official: THAAD Missile Defense Is Up and Running in South Korea
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
April 28, 2017
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
Slowly but surely, Trump chips away at the foundations for reassurance in the U.S.-South Korea alliance.
$1 Billion For THAAD? Trump Chips Away at the US-South Korea Alliance
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
April 27, 2017
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
South Korea and Japan should leverage trilateral cooperation soon to deal with North Korea and help shape U.S. policy.
South Korea-Japan-US: A Window for Trilateral Cooperation
Will Park Geun-hye Be Pardoned?
April 25, 2017
Will Park Geun-hye Be Pardoned?
If a pardon is made, the peaceful protests could change tone.
Will Park Geun-hye Be Pardoned?
A US <em>Ohio</em>-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
April 25, 2017
A US Ohio-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
The United States may be dispatching an advanced submarine along with a carrier strike group to the Korean peninsula.
A US Ohio-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
China-Based Hackers Targeting South Korea Over THAAD: Report
April 24, 2017
China-Based Hackers Targeting South Korea Over THAAD: Report
China's retaliation against South Korea for the deployment of THAAD continues.
China-Based Hackers Targeting South Korea Over THAAD: Report
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
April 20, 2017
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
The politics of credibility are complex and ephemeral.
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
April 07, 2017
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
The new 800-kilometer missile can purportedly hit targets anywhere in North Korea.
South Korea Test Fires New Ballistic Missile
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
March 23, 2017
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
A closer look at the costs and benefits of the annual Foal Eagle-Key Resolve exercises.
What's the Big Deal About These US-South Korea Military Exercises?
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