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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 »

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 »

North Korea Makes More Demands That South Korea Stop Military Exercises

» by January 28th, 2014 at 7:36 am » Comments (4)

I would not exactly call this scale down as the article describes it: South Korea and the United States are scaling down their annual joint military exercises, apparently in response to ...more »

South Korean Government Announces They Plan to Pay Less To Upkeep US Forces in Korea

» by November 11th, 2013 at 8:49 pm » Comments (41)

South Korea is planning to pay less for the upkeep of USFK despite the current cost sharing negotiations not being completed:   South Korea has sharply reduced next year's budget for building ...more »

South Korea Delays Expanding Missile Defense Capabilities Due To Pension Promises

» by November 1st, 2013 at 8:20 am » Comments (0)

Here is a good article that sums up the missile defense dilemma that the ROK is facing: Sandwiched between North Korea's growing threats and budget constraints at home, South Korean officials ...more »

2013 Veterans Day Poker Run – Dongducheon, ROK

» by October 31st, 2013 at 4:29 pm » Comments (0)

2013 Veterans Day Poker Run - Dongducheon, ROK  sponsored by ASMC Imjin Chapter & VFW Post 9985 Saturday, Novermber 9, 2013 09:00-11:00 Breakfast (donation) & Registration @ The VFW Post 9985 $15 per rider ...more »

US and South Korea Fail To Reach Cost Sharing Agreement

» by October 31st, 2013 at 10:00 am » Comments (5)

I wonder what happens if they cannot reach an agreement? The talks are aimed at renewing the five-year SMA on jointly burdening the costs of stationing 28,500 U.S. troops in South ...more »

US-ROK Cost Sharing Negotiations To Continue Next Week

» by October 26th, 2013 at 9:11 am » Comments (0)

Here is the latest on the US-ROK cost sharing issue: South Korea will resume talks with the United States next week on how much it should share the cost of keeping ...more »

USARPAC Commander Says Korea Militarily Ready to Take Operational Control

» by October 22nd, 2013 at 8:58 pm » Comments (2)

To me it sounds like General Brooks is basically saying that militarily the ROK's can take over operational control, but the politicians do not want to and that would be ...more »

North Korean Spy Leaks US Military Cost Sharing Info

» by August 31st, 2013 at 3:42 am » Comments (7)

Via the Marmot's Hole comes news that this US military cost sharing information was leaked by none other than uncovered North Korean spy Lee Seok-ki: The amount of money from South ...more »

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