South Korea: The transformation of USFK

Francis from writes an analyical piece on the implication of U.S-Korea handover of wartime operation command: The real issue here is not really about sovereign right of military command, but the subtly and deeply changing role and strategy of the ROK-US military alliance with very strong regional implications. Not only the US bases and facilities so widely spread in South Korea will become perfect launch-pads, but the South Korean military will also be involved in ‘flexible’ operations.

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