Nov. 7, 2017
Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underestimate U.S.-South Korean Will
In a speech before the South Korean National Assembly, President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un not to underestimate the will and power of the United States and urged him to rid his country of nuclear weapons.
North Korea Situation Requires Worldwide Action, Trump Says
North Korea constitutes a worldwide threat that requires worldwide action, President Donald J. Trump said in a press conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House in Seoul.
Oct. 31, 2017
Troxell: U.S., South Korean Troops on DMZ ‘Ready’
South Korean and American troops on and near the Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea are ready, well-supplied, well-trained and prepared, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman said following a visit.
Trilateral Cooperation Needed to Combat North Korean Threat
The world is united against North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, and nations are working together to counter the dangers of Kim Jong Un’s ambitions, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
Oct. 30, 2017
Dunford Hosts Trilateral Meeting With South Korean, Japanese Military Leaders
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts and regional U.S. military leaders to discuss trilateral cooperation in Northeast Asia in response to increasingly provocative North Korean actions.
Oct. 28, 2017
Mattis: U.S. Will Not Accept Nuclear-Armed North Korea
“I cannot imagine a condition under which the United States would accept North Korea as a nuclear power,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said to reporters following talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo in Seoul, South Korea.
Dunford Discusses Issues Confronting U.S.-South Korea Alliance
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT —
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spoke to reporters after two days of meetings in Seoul, where U.S. and South Korean defense leaders discussed the full range of issues confronting the alliance, including the North Korean threat.
Oct. 27, 2017
U.S. Official Salutes South Korea’s ‘Very Strong’ Military
The South Korean military is among the best in the world, and it is the largest part of the force that will “fight, tonight” if North Korea attacks, a U.S. Forces Korea official said.
Secretary Visits DMZ With South Korean Counterpart
During a visit to the Demilitarized Zone, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reaffirmed the United States' commitment to the South Korean people, and said the visit portrays the difference between North Korea and South Korea.
Oct. 26, 2017
Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise Concludes in South Korea
BUSAN, South Korea —
American and South Korean maritime forces successfully completed the Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise near the southern end of the Korean Peninsula.