One Year Later, South Korea’s Anti-THAAD Fight Continues

One Year Later, South Korea’s Anti-THAAD Fight Continues

July 12 marked one year since the beginning of the Seongju residents’ struggle to stop the deployment of the U.S. THAAD missile defense system. The residents of Seongju and Gimcheon and the Won Buddhists continue to fight with the conviction that peace will prevail. Here is a look back at the past year in the South Korean people’s struggle to oppose the THAAD missile defense system.

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North Korea’s ICBM and Moon Jae-in’s Confusing Response

Trumps’ policy of maximum pressure is apparently not working. Intensifying sanctions, has only emboldened North Korea to speed up its missile development. Perhaps it’s time to try maximum engagement. Can Moon Jae-in step up to push for engagement with North Korea or will he continue to follow the U.S.’ lead?

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N Korea’s ICBM Test: Part of the Unended Korean War

July 27, 2017 will mark 64 years since North Korea and the U.S. signed an armistice agreement. Yet the U.S. media consistently fails to discuss the current nuclear standoff as part of a long history of a war that never ended between the U.S. and North Korea.

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One Year Later, South Korea’s Anti-THAAD Fight Continues

July 12 marked one year since the beginning of the Seongju residents’ struggle to stop the deployment of the U.S. THAAD missile defense system. The residents of Seongju and Gimcheon and the Won Buddhists continue to fight with the conviction that peace will prevail. Here is a look back at the past year in the South Korean people’s struggle to oppose the THAAD missile defense system.

read more

N Korea’s ICBM Test: Part of the Unended Korean War

July 27, 2017 will mark 64 years since North Korea and the U.S. signed an armistice agreement. Yet the U.S. media consistently fails to discuss the current nuclear standoff as part of a long history of a war that never ended between the U.S. and North Korea.

read more

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