September 17, 2021

S. Korea, U.S. agree on N.Korean preemptive strike plan

'4D' plan in place to detect, disrupt, destroy and defend against N. Korean nuclear threats

U.S. and South Korean defense chiefs agreed on pre-emptive strike plans on North Korea’s nuclear capable sites and weapons during a security meeting in Seoul today.

Representatives from Seoul and Washington said a “4D” (detect, disrupt, destroy and defend) operational plan would be put in place to counter the DPRK’s growing nuclear capabilities.