USFK chief

June 3, 2014 4:57 AM

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USFK chief

SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) -- The United States is considering deploying an advanced missile defense (MD) system in South Korea to counter the evolving threats by North Korea, the chief of the United States Forces Korea (USFK) said Tuesday.

His comments on the U.S. plan to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea are the latest in a series of signs that Washington has appeared to be pushing Seoul to join its MD system, an option rebuffed by the South as Japan also takes part in it, as the U.S. aims ...

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