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Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
November 09, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
How did Trump's first-ever presidential trip to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea go?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 1: Japan and South Korea
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
November 07, 2017
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
A new budget amendment for the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to up missile defense amid a growing North Korean threat.
The Trump White House Seeks an Additional $4 Billion for Missile Defense in Fiscal Year 2018
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
November 07, 2017
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
Why China doesn't necessarily "lose" by tolerating the U.S. THAAD deployment on the Peninsula.
What China Gains With Its Détente With South Korea Over THAAD
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
November 01, 2017
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
With their leaders set to meet in November, South Korea and China may be due for a thaw in their bilateral relations.
All's Well THAAD Ends Well? What the China-South Korea Détente Means
The Case Against Nukes in South Korea
October 17, 2017
The Case Against Nukes in South Korea
Nuclear weapons aren't a solution to growing South Korean doubts about U.S. resolve and commitment.
The Case Against Nukes in South Korea
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
August 31, 2017
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
Japan enters a new era of North Korean provocations with great unease.
How Japan Reacted to North Korea's Ballistic Missile Overflight of Its Territory
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
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