Tag Archives: ROK

Imagery Update: ROK Jeju Island Naval Base

As South Korea readies to boost naval diplomacy in the region by hosting Pacific Reach 2016, new satellite imagery of the recently inaugurated Jeju island naval base was made available in Google Earth. The recent space snapshots acquired in March … Continue reading

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The Korean Quandary: Defence Reform

by Paul Pryce. Paul Pryce is a Junior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council of Canada. With degrees in political science from universities on both sides of the pond, he has previously worked in conflict resolution as a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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Geo-Strategic Implication of the U.S.-R.O.K. OPCON Transfer Delay

by Jeong Lee and Major Chad M. Pillai. Jeong Lee is a freelance writer whose writings on U.S. defense and foreign policy issues and inter-Korean affairs have appeared on various online publications. Lee looks forward to start his Master of … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Air Force: Does It Have a Coherent Strategy?

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This commentary is adapted from his speech to the 7th Asia Pacific Security Conference (APSEC 2014) held in conjunction with the Singapore Airshow and was originally posted at the S. Rajaratnam School of International … Continue reading

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South Korea Buys Stealth Fighters—Too Bad It’s All For Show

The Republic of Korea has announced plans to buy up F-35 Joint Strike Fighters weeks after the program nearly went off the rails. But buying the warplanes won’t tip the balance against South Korea’s powerful regional rivals. After facing vociferous opposition from … Continue reading

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