Protesters stage a rally to oppose a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in Seongju, where the THAAD will be deployed, South Korea, March 18, 2017. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korea Rejects Trump’s Demand To Pay For US Missile Defense

Trump’s notion that he might be about to get South Korea to pay for the costly system is the latest in a string of such notions that has come very much after the fact.