Daily Archives: March 11, 2017

South Korea’s Constitutional Court Impeaches Ousted President Park Geun-Hye

On Friday, South Korea’s constitutional court passed the ruling to impeach now-former President Park Geun-hye. Constitutional Court Chief Justice Lee Jung-mi stated that Park had “seriously impaired the spirit of…democracy and the rule of law” (Al Jazeera), amidst days of protest surrounding the President’s official residence, the Blue House, and […]

South Korea’s Installation Of The First Two ‘THAAD’ Land-Based Missile Launching Vehicles: The Potential Consequences To The Security And Stability Of East Asia

Introduction On 7th March 2017, the US confirmed that the ‘first elements’ of the controversial THAAD missile defence system had been sent to an air base near Seoul in South Korea, a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles. According to the BBC, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported […]