China Demands ‘Immediate’ Halt to US THAAD Deployment in South Korea

Beijing has called for an immediate stop to the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to South Korea and is ready to protect its interests, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang voiced the government’s position against the move during a briefing on Tuesday. “We oppose the deployment of the … Continue reading

N. Korea Threatens to Sink US Nuclear Submarine in S. Korea if Provoked

North Korea has promised to sink a US submarine currently deployed in South Korean waters if the Americans take provocative action. The statement comes shortly after Donald Trump said he won’t be “happy” if Pyongyang conducts another nuclear test. North Korea’s state-controlled Uriminzokkiri news website warned on Sunday that “the USS Michigan won’t even be able to rise to the … Continue reading

US Nuclear Sub Arrives in S. Korea Amid Reports of Massive Artillery Drills by North

A US nuclear submarine armed with guided missiles has made a port call in South Korea, while Pyongyang is reportedly holding massive long-range artillery drills amid muscle-flexing in the region and rising tensions between Washington and North Korea. The USS Michigan nuclear submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday “during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific,” according to … Continue reading

North Korean State Media Reports US Military Bases in Japan ‘Targeted in Missile Launch Drill’

Pyongyang says the missiles it fired toward Japan were part of an exercise targeting US military bases there. It comes as the White House announced the deployment of the advanced THAAD anti-missile defense system to South Korea to guard against the North. The test launches of four missiles, fired by North Korea into the Sea of Japan on Monday morning, … Continue reading

North Korea Fires 4 ‘Ballistic Missiles’ Amid South Korea’s Joint Drills with US

North Korea has reportedly launched four missiles into the Sea of Japan, three of which landed in Japanese territorial waters. Earlier, the Yonhap news agency reported that North Korea had fired a single “unidentified projectile” off the country’s east coast. After reviewing data, the South Korean military revised the count to four projectiles, Reuters reported. The military is trying to … Continue reading

China Strongly Opposes U.S. THAAD Missile System in South Korea – We Will Stop Missile System Even at the Cost of War

China has reaffirmed its strong opposition to the US deployment of an advanced missile system in neighboring South Korea, warning that Beijing would take necessary steps to protect its interests. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a press conference on Wednesday that the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system in South Korea jeopardizes … Continue reading

Moscow Warns of ‘Dangerous Consequences’ If US Places Missile Defense System in S. Korea

The boosting of US missile defense potential in Asia and the Pacific undermines the existing global security balance, the Russian Foreign Ministry said after it was announced that Washington intends to place missile defense systems in South Korea. “From the very beginning of the discussion of this issue we have consistently and invariably pointed at the most dangerous consequences of … Continue reading

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North Korea Reportedly Readying to Launch Long-Range Missile

Watch the latest video at North Korea is preparing a long-range missile launch and it could happen as early as next week, according to a published report. Sky News, citing Japan’s Kyodo news agency, reported that an unnamed Japanese government official claims there are signs North Korea is readying a missile launch. The official made the assumptions based on … Continue reading