Jun 5, 2017

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

North Korea’s nuclear ambitions are threatening to Russia, a Russian official said Sunday. “It is not only (a) ballistic missile defense system — it has real function,” said Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin. “That is why it is alarming. And it is direct threat ...

THAAD missile-defense system now operational in South Korea

May 2, 2017

THAAD missile-defense system now operational in South Korea

ashington A controversial missile defense system whose deployment has angered China is now operational in South Korea, the U.S. military said Monday. Washington and Seoul agreed to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery deployment in July in the wake of a string ...