September 30, 2023

US, ROK discuss how conventional and nuclear forces will counter North Korea

Talks come as allies seek to update strategy on defending against DPRK’s evolving nuclear and missile capabilities

U.S. and South Korean defense officials met in Seoul this week to discuss how conventional ROK forces will coordinate with American nuclear forces to deter and defend against North Korean attack.

The biannual Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue (KIDD) on Monday took place as the allies look to update their decade-old strategy on countering the DPRK by the end of this year.