USA—Agreement Reached With S. Korea To Update War Plans

Yonhap | 12/03/2021

The U.S. and South Korea have agreed to update their wartime contingency plans in response to military developments in North Korea, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul). On Thursday, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook approved a Strategic Planning Guidance (SPG) document during the annual Security Consultative Meeting in Seoul. The SPG sets the stage for the updated operation plans (OPLAN) for use in the event of a war and authorizes the...

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