Will Griffin of Veterans For Peace (VFP) and the U.S.-based Task Force to Stop THAAD in Korea and Militarism in Asian and the Pacific joined Brian Becker of Loud & Clear to discuss U.S. Secretary of Defense Jame Mattis’ recent visit to South Korea and Japan. Griffin talks about the Trump administration’s posture on the so-called “Asia Pivot,” aimed at containing China from challenging U.S. hegemony in the Asia Pacific region.
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This week, high-level officials from North and South Korea met to discuss the North’s participation in the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The inter-Korean meeting was held in the village of Panmunjom at the border of the divided Korean peninsula.read more
The South Korean people, who, just one year ago, took to the streets to oust Park Geun-hye can, once again, achieve what had once seemed out of reach by pressing the Moon Jae-in government to fulfill his vision of peace and reconciliation in defiance of the U.S. military industrial complex.read more
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The residents of Seongju and Gimcheon were caught off guard when the USFK and the South Korean Defense Ministry forced key parts of the THAAD missile system into the former Lotte Skyhill Golf Course in the early morning hours of April 26. The AN/TPY-2 radar is believed to have been transported into the deployment site.read more