Strategic Defense Initiative Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. South Korea PM pelted with eggs over nuclear rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An angry mob of protestors threw eggs and water bottles at South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn, calling for the retraction of a decision to deploy a US anti-missile defence system in their Angry residents in a rural South Korean town threw eggs and water bottles at the prime minister and blocked him for more than six hours to protest a plan to deploy an advanced US missile defense system in their neighbourhood. Earlier this week, South Korea announced that the missile system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, will be placed in the southeastern farming town of Seongju by the end of next year to better cope with North Korean threats.

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  2. Charles Krauthammer: Resisting the revisionists - Finally, a first stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Deseret News

    "The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War," President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement.

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  3. Strength of North Korea's military waning as Kim turns to nuclear weapons and cyberwarfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Japan Times

    Like many of the 1.2 million people serving in the army in North Korea, Eom Yeong Nam spent more time holding the wooden handle of a shovel than a Kalashnikov rifle during his years in the 501 Construction Brigade. "Except for basic military training two to three months a year, we worked on building apartments or concrete structures for nine to 10 months," said Eom, who served 10 years in the army before defecting to the South in 2010, a year before Kim Jong Un assumed power in the isolated country.

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  4. Obama belatedly sends message to Putin: Charles KrauthammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Erie Times News

    The post-Ukraine economic sanctions have been weak; the declamatory denunciations, a mere embarrassment. They've only encouraged further reckless Russian behavior -- the buzzing of U.S. ships, intrusions into European waters, threats to the Baltic States.

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  5. U.S. to reveal Guam THAAD battery to S. Korean mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Korea Herald

    The United States will reveal its advanced anti-ballistic missile battery in Guam to South Korean media as part of an effort to alleviate fears about the health risks associated with the system's powerful X-band radar, the military said Sunday. The tour by reporters planned for Monday comes after Seoul and Washington, following months of deliberation, agreed to station the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in South Korea on July 8 and picked Seongju as the location for the weapons system last Wednesday.

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  6. Attempted Turkey coup threatens U.S. fight against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Yahoo!

    The attempted military coup in Turkey could hamper the United States in its war against Islamic State in Syria and undermine other U.S. goals in the Middle East by weakening democracy and sparking prolonged instability in the NATO pact's only Muslim member. With the Turkish military and security services apparently split as gunfire and explosions rocked both Istanbul and the capital Ankara on Friday night, the United States made clear it was siding with the government of President Tayyip Erdogan.

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  7. Charles Krauthammer: Resisting the revisionists: Finally, a first stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Post-Bulletin

    "The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War," President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement: Last week's NATO summit in Warsaw ordered the deployment of troops to Eastern Europe, the alliance's most serious response yet to Russia's aggression and provocations on its western frontier.

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  8. Angry mob pelts South Korean prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn was stranded inside his car for hours on Friday, surrounded by an angry mob opposing the deployment of an advanced missile defense system in Seongju county in the country's south. The South Korean military announced on Wednesday that it will place the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense in the county, which is about 250 kilometers southeast of the capital Seoul.

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  9. Protesters pelt eggs, bottles on South Korean PM Hwang Kyo-ahnRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Newkerala.com

    London, July 16 : South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn was pelted with eggs and water bottles after angry protesters demanded scrapping of a decision to deploy a U.S. anti-missile defence system in their hometown. The residents in Seongju were over the joint Seoul-Washington decision to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in their town this year to deter North Korea, reports the Guardian.

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  10. Police investigate confinement of PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Korea Herald

    Police said Saturday it has opened a full-fledged investigation into the confinement of the prime minister during his visit to the southern town of Seongju to persuade residents to accept the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system to the area. During his trip on Friday, angry residents protesting the government's decision to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense blocked Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn's car for hours and threw water bottles and eggs at him.

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  11. Nation/world briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Star Tribune

    Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States and Russia have agreed on "steps" that will reduce violence in Syria. But he wouldn't detail them.

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  12. Comment period on potential Fort Drum missile site extended to Aug. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Watertown Daily Times

    The comment period for local residents to weigh in on a potential Fort Drum missile site has been extended a month, according to the Missile Defense Agency. Residents will now have until Aug. 17 to comment about a proposed East Coast missile site, according to a listing in the Federal Register.

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  13. NATO Deployment Too Little, Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Daily News-Record

    "The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War," President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement: Last week's NATO summit in Warsaw ordered the deployment of troops to Eastern Europe, the alliance's most serious response yet to Russia's aggression and provocations on its western frontier.

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  14. Weekend Roundup: Global Rifts Harden Between the West, Russia and ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Switched

    The military uprising in Turkey and the attack in France signal a world in turmoil. Events elsewhere this week also mark an ominous historic turn of events.

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  15. South Korean missile defence: US, China on collision courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Rediff.com

    Deployment of THAAD in South Korea could unfold a new cataclysm in the Korean Peninsula with unwelcome prospects, notes Dr Rajaram Panda. n response to North Korea's nuclear and missile threat, the United States and South Korea agreed on July 8 to deploy a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence battery to be operated by US Forces Bay, which includes 28,500 troops based in South Korea.

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  16. World briefs: Egypt standardizes sermonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    In a move to tighten state control over religious discourse, Egypt has launched a campaign to force Muslim clerics to read standardized government-written sermons at Friday prayers. Minister for Religious Endowments, Mokhtar Gomaa, gave the first-such scripted sermon Friday at Cairo's Amr ibn al-As Mosque.

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  17. In brief: Justice Dept. reviewing police response to nightclub rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Erie Times News

    The city police department faced questions after the June 12 shooting at the Pulse nightclub, in which a gunman who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State killed 49 people, about whether it had waited too long after the rampage began to send in a SWAT team. The Justice Department will examine the police department's preparedness and response, as well as strategies and tactics it used during the massacre.

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  18. Attempted Turkish Coup Threatens US Fight Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | News Max

    The attempted military coup in Turkey could hamper the United States in its war against Islamic State in Syria and undermine other U.S. goals in the Middle East by weakening democracy and sparking prolonged instability in the NATO pact's only Muslim member. With the Turkish military and security services apparently split as gunfire and explosions rocked both Istanbul and the capital Ankara on Friday night, the United States made clear it was siding with the government of President Tayyip Erdogan.

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  19. A Turkish military stands guard near the Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Thanh Nein News

    The attempted military coup in Turkey could hamper the United States in its war against Islamic State in Syria and undermine other U.S. goals in the Middle East by weakening democracy and sparking prolonged instability in the NATO pact's only Muslim member. With the Turkish military and security services apparently split as gunfire and explosions rocked both Istanbul and the capital Ankara on Friday night, the United States made clear it was siding with the government of President Tayyip Erdogan.

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  20. Sorry China and Russia, but the US has to put its THAAD missile system in South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Terminal High Altitude Area Defense , is heading to South Korea, and while that has Russia, China, and North Korea peeved, US leaders are committed to the deployment. During a July 13, Hudson Institute discussion on US missile-technology preeminence, US Army Gen.

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