How does Trump’s failed negotiations with Kim in Vietnam affect the people of South Korea? Hyun Lee from Zoom In Korea talks about what sort of deal was available to Trump, and how South Korea is continuing to mend bridges with the North despite Trump’s failed deal.
With rhetoric continuing to escalate between the U.S. and North Korea, activists working with South Korea understand that war would be devastating to to the entire peninsula. Hyun Lee, Managing Editor of the on-line Zoom In Korea, talks with Jan Miyasaki about the issues and concerns of both Koreas.
Amidst protests from local Korean clergy and residents in South Korea, the U.S. missile defense system “Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)” went live last week. Julian Cho, from Zoom In Korea, describes the estimated 8000 riot cops (under the direction of the U.S. operations) who removed the protestors and allowed critical equipment to be installed.
Missiles for the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system arrived in Korea on March 6, despite constant protests from local residents of Seongju, South Korea. Sold as a defense package for South Korea, these missiles can do nothing to intercept rockets from North Korea, and put South Korea in the center of the crosshairs […]