October 25, 2012

U.S., South Korea Prep for Threat from the North

Korea Times, Korea Times

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South Korea and the United States reaffirmed their strong determination to deter any North Korean aggression or military provocation during their annual Security Consultative Meeting in Washington Wednesday. The allies agreed to identify specific types of nuclear threats by North Korea and map out joint deterrence strategies tailored to each type of threat by 2014. Specifically, Washington committed itself to providing and strengthening extended deterrence for Seoul, using its full range of military capabilities, including the “U.S. nuclear umbrella, conventional strike and missile defense capabilities.’’

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