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与其赴死,不如“萨德”

发自华盛顿——韩国正逐步与美军合作引进一套名为为末端高空区域防御系统(英文缩写为THAAD,译为“萨德”)的先进的导弹防御系统。韩国总统朴槿惠的这一决定已经引发了争议,中国和俄罗斯表示反对,一些评论家则预测说一场“新冷战”即将启动。

但中国和俄罗斯应该欢迎”萨德”,因为它令韩国或日本免于寻求包括发展核武器在内的其他防御方案。

韩国和日本有足够的理由去巩固自身的防御。朝鲜的侵略威胁是真实存在,而且短期内不会消除。随着朝鲜包括大规模杀伤武器,远程弹道导弹以及网络和特种部队在内的军事实力不断增强,该国的好战言论和挑衅行为也不断升级。

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