North Korean mobile ballistic missile called top threat by U.S.

Feb 13, 2016

North Korean mobile ballistic missile called top threat by U.S.

North Korea continues to develop a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile that “would likely be capable of reaching much of the continental United States,” the Pentagon said in a new report to Congress on the secretive regime’s military capabilities. The KN-08 missile would have an ...

Feb 13, 2016

U.S. deploys more Patriot missiles to South Korea

The United States temporarily deployed an additional Patriot missile battery in South Korea in response to North Korea’s nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch, ahead of talks next week to set up an even more sophisticated U.S. missile defense in a move that ...

Feb 12, 2016

Beijing's misplaced anger

If Beijing wants to promote peace and security in Asia, it should help counter the sources of instability, instead of denying governments the means to defend themselves.

China pushes back on THAAD

Feb 12, 2016

China pushes back on THAAD

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China is critical of moves to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea in the wake of North Korea's rocket launch, but fails to offer much in the way of constructive suggestions on how the South can ensure its own security otherwise.

Feb 12, 2016

Four-nation eel talks on ice because of Chinese objections

Negotiations among Japan, China, South Korea and Taiwan on resource management of the Japanese eel, which is in danger of extinction, have been suspended since June, Jiji Press has learned. This is because China has been reluctant to accept a proposal to establish a ...

North Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factory

Feb 11, 2016

North Korea orders military takeover of inter-Korean factory

North Korea on Thursday ordered a military takeover of a factory park that had been the last major symbol of cooperation with South Korea, calling Seoul’s earlier suspension of operations at the jointly run facility as punishment for the North’s recent rocket launch a ...