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THAAD in Romania: Underlying Rationale and Motivations

... relations or about the poor status of current NATO-Russia relations? Ruslan Mamedov, Olga Pylova: On the Road to “Strategic Depth” in the Black Sea Region On 11 April 2019, NATO confirmed US plans to deploy of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Romania. According to NATO officials, the United States will fulfill its commitment to NATO’s Ballistic Missile Defence by the temporary deployment of a THAAD system to Deveselu in Romania: “The THAAD unit will be under NATO operational ...


Russia and China Respond to THAAD

... countermeasures Moscow and Beijing may take. At this point Russia-China agreement on joint measures to establish their strategic interests and balance of power in the region, signed in a response to future deployment of the US missile defense system THAAD in South Korea should rather be viewed as a step to increase political pressure on Seoul. Evidently, it is too early to speak about parties’ readiness to take immediate military action. The decision to deploy a THAAD battery in South Korea ...


Have Rockets, Will Quarrel

The final and long-awaited decision to deploy the U.S. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) mobile missile defence complexes in South Korea was announced on July 8. The stationing of these purely defence systems, which are ideally suited for the Korean theatre of military operations-to-be, has been ...


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