September 21, 2020

U.S., South Korea to scale back next Foal Eagle military drills

Defense secretary says the upcoming exercises to be "reorganized"

The U.S. and South Korea will scale back next year's Foal Eagle military exercise to help keep negotiations with North Korean on track, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said on Wednesday.

The drills typically take place in the spring and involve thousands of U.S. and South Korean ground troops.