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New Dispute Emerges In Transfer Of Wartime Command From U.S. To Seoul

September 04 2019

South Korea

A fresh disagreement has emerged as South Korea and the U.S. discuss the transfer of wartime control of South Korean forces to Seoul, reports the Yonhap news agency (Seoul). The allies have been working on transferring operational control of the Combined Forces Command (CFC)  from the U.S. to South Korea since 2006, when then-Presidents Roh Moo Hun and George W. Bush agreed that the transfer would occur by 2012, as previously noted by the Korea Times. The handover of command of...

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