South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

South Korea and the U.S. are to formally meet for a discussion of  deployment of the THAAD missile defense system, after North Korea claimed to have successfully launched a satellite into space. THAAD is an acronym for the U.S.-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, which can target short, medium and intermediate ballistic missiles in… Read More South Korea, U.S. to discuss counter measures to North Korea missile launch

North Korea launches satellite into Space

North Korea has successfully launched a satellite into space, North Korean state TV reports. North Korea has launched a long-range “missile,” a South Korean defense ministry official said on Sunday, an action immediately condemned by the United States as “destabilizing and provocative.” Though North Korea had said it actually put a satellite into orbit, the… Read More North Korea launches satellite into Space