Obama, Lee Partnership Solidifies U.S.-South Korea Ties

Weitz, Richard
October 2012
World Politics Review (19446284);10/30/2012, p1
The article focuses on the positive alliance between the U.S. and South Korea, evidenced by the October 2012 44th annual U.S.-South Korea Security Consultative meeting chaired by South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin and U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The continued transitioning of wartime operational command responsibilities to the South Korean military was agreed upon by both countries. They have also adopted a common international policy.


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