The first elements of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system arrived in the Republic of Korea on March 6, 2017. (U.S. Defense Department photo)

South Korea Will Allow Deployment of Full THAAD Battery

South Korea has changed course to allow deployment of a full THAAD anti-missile battery south of Seoul to counter the growing threat from North Korea,…

U.S. Army soldiers install their missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, at a golf course in Seongju, South Korea, on April 27, 2017. Shon Hyung-joo/Yonhap via AP

THAAD Goes Operational in South Korea

The first phase of the United States’ THAAD anti-missile defense system has been activated on a golf course in South Korea to guard against the…