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US, South Korea Begin Annual Military Drill

Posted August 19th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea and United States forces began an annual joint military exercise Monday aimed at testing defenses against North Korea. The two sides say the drills, known as “Ulchi Freedom Guardian,” are defensive in nature. North Korea routinely claims military exercises in the South are rehearsals for invasion of the North. The computer-assisted exercise, set […]

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South Korea to Hold Military Exercise on Anniversary of North’s Attack

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea says it plans to hold a military exercise near the tense sea border with North Korea on Wednesday to mark the one-year anniversary of North’s deadly artillery attack on the border island of Yeongpyeong. The South Korean military says it will conduct land, sea and air exercises to simulate a response to a […]

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US, South Korea to Conduct Joint Exercise on Deterring North Korean Threat

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean military officials said Friday they will carry out joint exercises with the United States next week to hone the two allies’ ability to counter a North Korean nuclear threat. South Korea’s defense ministry said the so-called “tabletop exercises” will take place Tuesday and Wednesday. A tabletop exercise is a simulated interactive exercise that […]

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US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Drill

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea and the United States launched an annual joint military exercise Tuesday despite warnings from Pyongyang that the drill will damage hopes for peace on the peninsula. Tens of thousands of American and South Korean troops are taking part in the joint naval drills in the Yellow Sea off the west coast of the […]

US, South Korea Begin Joint Military Drill

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea and the United States launched an annual joint military exercise Tuesday despite warnings from Pyongyang that the drill will damage hopes for peace on the peninsula. The bilateral Combined Forces Command says it is conducting the 10-day, computer-assisted exercise to improve its ability to defend South Korea against a possible attack from North […]

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