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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Tensions on the Korean peninsula reached a boiling point this week. The United States threatened to use pre-emptive nuclear strikes against North Korea and Trump claimed that it was sending an “armada” to North Korea in response to its missile test on April 5. Korean Americans activists and scholars voiced their concerns about the Trump administration’s reckless military provocations and threats against North Korea.read more
On April 8, people from all across South Korea gathered in the village of Soseong-ri in Seongju County to protest the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Anti-Ballistic Missile System in the 2nd National Peace Action.read more
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The South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a unanimous verdict to impeach Park Geun-hye on Friday March 10, 2017 after 92 days of deliberation.read more