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More firepower

US Army to Deploy More Firepower to South Korea as Threat of War Remains

Gen. Milley estimates the situation in Korea calls for a forward presence with the right capacity.

More money

South Korea Boosting Defense Budget to Record $38.7 Billion to Confront North Korea and China

The proposed budget represents an 8.4 percent increase from 2017.


US Reassures South Korea of its Commitment to Fight North Korea

At the core of EUSA's fighting strength, however, are the 10,000 men belonging to the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division.

Fire in the sky

South Korea Halts Deployment of THAAD

"We do not view the deployment process as urgent enough to bypass the whole environmental impact assessment," he said.

THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile System

North Korea Testing Tactics to Defeat THAAD and Patriot

Another North Korean tactic was to salvo launch more than two missiles simultaneously.

S. Korea Begins Process To Deploy THAAD

China Calls for the Immediate US Missile Shield Suspension

China demanded on Tuesday for the immediate suspension of a controversial United States missile shield a few hours after Washington announced that the defense system was now operation in South Korea.

More warships

India, South Korea Boosting Warship Building Programs for Indian Navy

Other Indian firms are also cooperating with South Korean shipbuilders to supply warships for the Indian Navy.

China is reportedly using hackers to target THAAD, a US missile defense system installed in South Korea.

China Uses Hackers to Attack US Missile System THAAD in South Korea, Research Says

American cybersecurity firm FireEye told The Wall Street Journal that China has used hackers to target the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), US' missile defense system installed in South Korea.

War trigger

China will Fight Alongside North Korea to Prevent Pro-Western Unified Korea

"China will not allow the existence of a government that is hostile against China on the other side of the Yalu River ..."


North Korean Hackers Steal Parts of US-South Korean War Plan for Second Korean War

North Korea's elite hacking unit is designated Bureau 121.

Feared by China and Russia

Chinese and Russian Armed Forces Accuse US of Duplicity in THAAD Deployment to South Korea

THAAD "damages the strategic balance and stability (and) will inevitably deteriorate the international security environment."

South Korea Lodges WTO Complaint against China.

South Korea Lodges WTO Complaint Against China’s Controversial Trade Practices

South Korea has lodged compliant in the World Trade Organization (WTO) over China's alleged unfair trade practices in the wake of THAAD missile fiasco. This was confirmed by the country's trade minister Joo Hyung-Hwan on Monday.

Turkey shooters

US and Asian Countries Operating the F-35 Plan Combat Use of Stealth Fighter vs China

"This symposium marks an exciting new chapter in Pacific combat capability."

In the Navy

All Three US Navy Zumwalt Stealth Destroyers Should be Based in South Korea, says Think Tank

The Zumwalts are the largest, most sophisticated and most powerful destroyers in the world.

THAAD Anti-Ballistic Missile System

China Plans to Target THAAD Sites in South Korea with Nuclear Missiles

For China, however, the most important step it can take to counter THAAD is to increase its military power.

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