January 26, 2020

Why Beijing opposes THAAD deployment in South Korea
China's opposition to the missile defense system is a cynical ploy for the domination of East Asia
China’s opposition to the deployment of a THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system on the Korean peninsula is well documented. Beijing’s opposition increased over the last year after Seoul and Washington began discussions over THAAD in early 2016, and China’s rhetoric intensified after the two decided, in July 2016, to deploy the missile defense system.North Korea’s fifth