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US and Korea To Establish “Safety Zones” Around US Military Bases

» by June 12th, 2014 at 3:20 am » Comments (23)

Just great so now US servicemember misconduct is some how being tied to the ferry boat tragedy: Seoul and Washington agreed Wednesday to push for the creation of "safety zones" around ...more »

USFK Commander Comments About Possible Deployment of THAAD to South Korea

» by June 3rd, 2014 at 8:36 pm » Comments (0)

Here is more about missile defense in South Korea: Commander of U.S. Forces Korea Curtis Scaparrotti said the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea is ...more »

Defense Secretary to Talk Missile Defense With South Korea

» by June 3rd, 2014 at 3:18 am » Comments (0)

Considering the current political tensions between Japan and South Korea integrating missile defense systems between South Korea and Japan is going to be a tough sell: The trilateral session will be ...more »

President Obama Agrees To OPCON Delay

» by April 25th, 2014 at 8:15 am » Comments (10)

Surprise!: South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to reconsider the timing of next year's transfer of wartime control of South Korean troops from Washington to Seoul, the two countries ...more »

Korean National Assembly Approves US Military Cost Sharing Deal

» by April 19th, 2014 at 3:59 am » Comments (3)

It is good to see that the US-ROK cost sharing deal was approved by the Korean National Assembly: The ruling and opposition parties came together to pass a number of long-pending ...more »

Korean National Assembly Set To Vote On US Troop Funding Bill

» by April 15th, 2014 at 7:48 am » Comments (8)

This would be a major embarrassment for the Park administration if they cannot get the SMA passed before President Obama's upcoming visit:   South Korean lawmakers this week are expected to vote ...more »

Will OPCON Transer to South Korea Be Delayed to 2018?

» by April 10th, 2014 at 3:52 am » Comments (3)

That is what the Hankyoreh is reporting: The South Korean government proposed setting up a regular procedure of reviewing the capacity and condition of ROK forces and the security situation on ...more »

South Korea Finds No Wrong Doing With USFK Upkeep Funds

» by February 23rd, 2014 at 9:08 pm » Comments (29)

Like I said when this issue first came up, it should be easy for Korean authorities to determine whether interest was being made off of the Korean contributions to the ...more »

US-ROK Nuclear Accord Extended For Two Years

» by February 3rd, 2014 at 8:51 am » Comments (6)

It looks like the issue of whether the US will agree to support South Korea reprocessing plutonium and enriching uranium has been put off for another two years: The U.S. Congress ...more »

Marco Rubio Says North Korean “Talk is Cheap” During Seoul Visit

» by January 24th, 2014 at 7:49 am » Comments (11)

Marco Rubio is the latest American politician to visit South Korea: A possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate said Friday the U.S. should continue to increase its military presence in Asia despite ...more »

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