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On the missile crisis in East Asia

Jonathan D. Pollack, the Interim SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and senior fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center, dives into the controversy surrounding U.S. deployment of  THAAD anti-missile systems to South Korea in light of increasing North Korean missile tests, prompting outrage from the Chinese government.

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