US looks to deploy advanced missile defense system in ROK

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The U.S.’s THAAD missile defense system is causing quite a stir among Chinese officials.

How does it work and how is it different from other U.S. systems already deployed on the Korean peninsula.

CCTV America’s Jim Spellman reports.

US looks to deploy advanced missile defense system in ROK

The U.S.’s THAAD missile defense system is causing quite a stir among Chinese officials. How does it work and how is it different from other U.S. systems already deployed on the Korean peninsula. CCTV America’s Jim Spellman reports.


International security expert Jim Walsh on China’s role in the DPRK issue

Tension and rhetoric are elevated on the Korean Peninsula. And it can be traced back to Kim Jong-un’s recent rocket launch and nuclear test.

Dr. Jim Walsh spoke to CCTV about China’s role in the DPRK issue. Dr. Jim Walsh is an expert in international security and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program (SSP).

International security expert Jim Walsh on China\'s role in the DPRK issue

Tension and rhetoric are elevated on the Korean Peninsula. And it can be traced back to Kim Jong-un's recent rocket launch and nuclear test. Dr. Jim Walsh spoke to CCTV about China's role in the DPRK issue. Dr. Jim Walsh is an expert in international security and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program (SSP).