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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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