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Amid THAAD Dispute, South Korean Brands Suffer in China
August 31, 2017
Amid THAAD Dispute, South Korean Brands Suffer in China
Hyundai reportedly shut down its China factories and Lotte Mart closed multiple stores in China.
Amid THAAD Dispute, South Korean Brands Suffer in China
25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties: Did Beijing Give Seoul The Cold Shoulder?
August 25, 2017
25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties: Did Beijing Give Seoul The Cold Shoulder?
China and South Korea celebrated the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties without fanfare.
25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Ties: Did Beijing Give Seoul The Cold Shoulder?
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
August 17, 2017
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
Meanwhile, the Presidents of South Korea and Taiwan are trying to ride the tiger of Trumpian uncertainty .
Trump Is Undercutting America’s Allies and Strengthening China’s Hand
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
August 10, 2017
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
How might the U.S. make the best use of the controversial THAAD deployment to South Korea?
THAAD: Best a Bargaining Chip
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
August 08, 2017
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
South Korea approved the provisional deployment of additional THAAD launchers.
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
Chinese People's Liberation Army Rocket Force Staged a Massive Missile Drill Against a THAAD Mockup Target
August 03, 2017
Chinese People's Liberation Army Rocket Force Staged a Massive Missile Drill Against a THAAD Mockup Target
The exercise came one day before the People's Liberation Army celebrated its 90th anniversary with a major parade.
Chinese People's Liberation Army Rocket Force Staged a Massive Missile Drill Against a THAAD Mockup Target
THAAD System Successfully Completes Intercept of MRBM-Class Target
July 31, 2017
THAAD System Successfully Completes Intercept of MRBM-Class Target
THAAD successfully intercepts a medium-range ballistic missile target.
THAAD System Successfully Completes Intercept of MRBM-Class Target
Maritime Asia Update: Malabar 2017, India's Project 75I Sub, and EEZ Surveillance
July 27, 2017
Maritime Asia Update: Malabar 2017, India's Project 75I Sub, and EEZ Surveillance
The Diplomat's editors survey recent maritime and naval developments in Asia.
Maritime Asia Update: Malabar 2017, India's Project 75I Sub, and EEZ Surveillance
THAAD System Successfully Completes First Intercept of IRBM-Class Target
July 12, 2017
THAAD System Successfully Completes First Intercept of IRBM-Class Target
The test is an important first for the THAAD system, but it won't work against all IRBM scenarios.
THAAD System Successfully Completes First Intercept of IRBM-Class Target
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
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
June 22, 2017
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
In a telling interview, Moon previews what is likely to be a difficult meeting with the U.S. president.
3 Things to Know Before South Korea's Moon Jae-in Meets Trump
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
June 09, 2017
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran are back from the Shangri-La Dialogue with reflections.
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
Why China and Russia Continue to Oppose THAAD
June 04, 2017
Why China and Russia Continue to Oppose THAAD
Russian and Chinese opposition to THAAD featured prominently at the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue.
Why China and Russia Continue to Oppose THAAD
Deterring North Korea
May 24, 2017
Deterring North Korea
The United States and its allies need to review and reconstruct their multi-layered deterrence strategy.
Deterring North Korea
The THAAD System in South Korea Detected North Korea's Latest Missile Launch. So What?
May 17, 2017
The THAAD System in South Korea Detected North Korea's Latest Missile Launch. So What?
THAAD's utility against a system like the Hwasong-12 is severely limited.
The THAAD System in South Korea Detected North Korea's Latest Missile Launch. So What?
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
May 04, 2017
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
A testing site for weapons systems, missiles, and rockets in the middle of the Pacific.
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
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