South Korea: There Will Be No War on Korean Peninsula

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In stated Thursday, adding that Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programs. Alahednews Tensions have soared on the peninsula in recent months, with Pyongyang carrying out its first successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile [ICBM], bringing much of the US within range. Last week it threatened to send a salvo of rockets towards the U...
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China Orders US to remove anti-missile THAAD system from South Korea

This we could see coming. As the world was distracted with North Korea's threats and the US response, the THAAD system was being installed in South Korea. This system is a offensive system as are the systems outside Russia. They are setting the state for conflict and this makes a target out of South Korea. This is a major reason behind the protests there opposing the missile defense shield. The Independent Reports: ‘China has demanded the US reverse the deployment of an anti-missile...
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US Pushes Missile Defense System in S. Korea

Washington wants to deploy a THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile interceptor battery to the South, where some 28,500 American troops are stationed, but Seoul fears this would antagonize China and Russia, which see the system’s deployment as a threat to their security, Yonhap news agency reported. In light of such sensitivity, US officials provided no clarifications as to why the issue will not be discussed when Ashton Carter visits Seoul from April 9-11 for his first face-to-f...
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