South Korea—Military Nixes New Command Proposal

Yonhap | 02/12/2019

The South Korean military has decided against a proposed strategic command focused on North Korean nuclear and missile threats, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul). The defense ministry is considering giving that responsibility to a new division under the Joint Chiefs of Staff, an official said on Tuesday.  President Moon Jae In pledged to establish such a command during his 2017 campaign. Following a review, the defense ministry found the proposal could hinder efficiency...

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