South Korea's THAAD crisis

Hyung-A Kim

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    South Korean President Park Geun-hyes unilateral decision to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile defence system has sparked serious backlash and protests at home. Many South Korean voters argue that the THAADs powerful radar system would make the country a key military target. And the South Korean defence ministry, in vowing to minimise any impact from THAAD on citizens and the environment, has validated these concerns.
    Original languageEnglish
    Specialist publicationEast Asia Forum
    Publication statusPublished - 2016


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