Sungtae Jacky Park
Some commentators are concerned that the deployment of THAAD could push Beijing to begin a dangerous arms race.
Since the July 7 announcement by the U.S.-Korea alliance to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) system on the Korean peninsula, analysts and commentators have been discussing whether and how Beijing would retaliate against Seoul and whether the decision would lead to a dangerous arms race between the United States and China.
Moscow and Beijing consider the US intention to deploy the THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea is threatening to Northeast Asian security, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday.
Beijing is concerned over US plans to deploy the elements of THAAD missile defense systems on the territory of South Korea, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.
Ted Galen Carpenter Global Governance, Asia Seoul isn't looking to pick a fight with Beijing. Beijing is agitated about the decision by the United States and South Korea to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) ball...
US Ambassador to China Max Baucus met with his counterparts in Beijing about the decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to South Korea, US Department of State spokesperson John Kirb...