They discussed the context of North Korea’s recent missile tests and the history of military tensions between North Korea and the U.S., as well as the latest U.S. military provocation in the region, including the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system in South Korea.
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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
A U.S. peace delegation will travel to S Korea July 23-28 to stand with the S Korean people fighting against the U.S. THAAD deployment and build solidarity with the peace movement there.read more
Weekly News Roundup
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