The U.S. began the Ulchi Freedom Guardian annual joint military drills with South Korea.
The drills consist of computer-simulated war games that involve 30,000 U.S. troops and 50,000 South Korean troops.
In the past, North Korean officials have called U.S.-South Korean drills warlike and a rehearsal for an invasion. North Korea, however, has reacted to these drills with a much milder response.
Cheong Seong-Chang, analyst at the private Sejong Institute in South Korea, said, “North Korea appears to have determined it’s necessary to take a cool-headed attitude [in regards to the drills].”
The Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills will continue until August 30.
Read more at ABC News.
The U.S. began the Ulchi Freedom Guardian annual joint military drills with South Korea. The…
by Tactical-Life / Aug 20, 2013