June 07, 2017

In Nod to China, South Korea Halts Deployment of THAAD Missile Defense

By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

Source: Foreign Policy

Journalist(s) Paul McCleary

North Korea fired four anti-ship cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan on Thursday morning, just a day after the new president of South Korea put the brakes on an upcoming deployment of four American missile defense systems to his country.

Read the full piece on Foreign Policy.

  • Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior ...