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North Korea Can't Really Turn Seoul Into a "Sea of Fire"

North Korea Can’t Really Turn Seoul Into a “Sea of Fire”

For more than a decade, conventional wisdom has held that North Korea could subject the South Korean capital of Seoul to devastating artillery attack. With a greater metropolitan population of 24,000,000, Seoul has the largest population density of all the OECD countries, eight times more dense than New York City, and three times more dense than...

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U.S. Military Conducts Naval Drills with Japan & South Korea and Live-fire Exercise with ROKN

U.S. Military Conducts Naval Drills with Japan & South Korea and Live-fire Exercise with ROKN

It's a busy week for ever emerging East Asian Alliances....

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United States and South Korea Agree to Boost Combined Defensive Posture

United States and South Korea Agree to Boost Combined Defensive Posture

On June 14th, the United States and South Korea agreed to strengthen their joint defensive ties during the U.S.-Korea Ministerial Dialogue 2+2 Meetings held in Seoul

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Robert Kelly: “What if Ron Paul Won”–Japan and South Korea

J/ASW pal Robert Kelly, assistant professor at Pusan National University and CNN contributor, has a series of posts at Asian Security Blog speculating on how a Ron Paul presidency would affect U.S. relations with a variety of its neighbors and traditional allies. Regarding Japan, Robert says in part: The real reason for [U.S. Forces Japan]...

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Price of F-35 Theoretically Eliminates it from South Korea's F-X III Fighter Competition

Price of F-35 Theoretically Eliminates it from South Korea’s F-X III Fighter Competition

At recently estimated prices, Sixty F-35s would double DAPA's planned expenditure of US$7.3 billion, increasing costs to US$14.3 billion

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Did North Korean GPS Jamming Down a South Korean UAV Helicopter Drone?

Did North Korean GPS Jamming Down a South Korean UAV Helicopter Drone?

Japanese news release reports South Korean unmanned helicopter was downed, possibly due to North Korea GPS jamming.

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Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

On Monday, the Chosun Ilbo reported on deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's recently revealed documents that hinted at attacks on American interests in South Korea

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South Korea Deploys Hyunmu-3C Missile with 1,500km Range

South Korea Deploys Hyunmu-3C Missile with 1,500km Range

"South Korea has deployed a new long-range cruise missile that puts nuclear and missile sites in the entire North Korean territory within striking distance"

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South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

The North Koreans are doing a wonderful job of giving Japan, South Korea, and the United States great practice at coordinating efforts for any future confrontations with China

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North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

Japan, South Korea, and the United States believe the rocket failed shortly after launch

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North Korea's Provocations Becoming Dangerously Close to South Korea's Tolerance Levels

North Korea’s Provocations Becoming Dangerously Close to South Korea’s Tolerance Levels

DPRK military machinations are increasing potential provocations on all fronts

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Boeing Completes South Korea's F-X Phase 2 F-15K Slam Eagle Order

Boeing Completes South Korea’s F-X Phase 2 F-15K Slam Eagle Order

South Korea's F-X Phase 2 fighter acquisition program effectively wraps as Boeing delivers final F-15K Slam Eagles to the ROK

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