Members of the Korean Veterans Association salute during a rally in Seoul to support a deployment of Thaad. The advanced US missile defence system will be deployed in a rural town in southeast South Korea. Photo: AP

Deployment of US missile defence system gives China less incentive to seek diplomatic solutions

John Kotch says the US deployment of Thaad in South Korea risks upsetting the delicate balance of powers in and around the peninsula, and may make the region more unstable

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Members of the Korean Veterans Association salute during a rally in Seoul to support a deployment of Thaad. The advanced US missile defence system will be deployed in a rural town in southeast South Korea. Photo: AP
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