Moscow warns US over missile system deployment to S. Korea

Daily News Article - February 11, 2016


1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. a) Why are US and South Korean defense officials beginning formal talks on the deployment of a THAAD system to South Korea?
b) What is THAAD?

3. What is an arms race?

4. What accusation did Russia make after the U.S./South Korean announcement?

5. How did the U.S. respond to this accusation?

6. Why does the Chinese government say they are opposed to US deploying a THAAD to South Korea?

7. The name of the capital city of a country is used to refer to that country’s government: “Washington” refers to the Obama administration; “Moscow” for Vladimir Putin’s government; “Beijing” for the Chinese government. (Note: the name of the building(s) that house the leader’s offices are often used to refer to that leader: “the White House” or “the Kremlin” for the Russian government or “Downing Street” for the British prime minister.)
How does the reporter refer to the North Korean government?