The United States and South Korea will update their joint wartime strategy for the first time in 11 years to factor in North Korea's enhanced nuclear and missile weapons capabilities, the two countries' defense chiefs announced Thursday.
Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook, left, and his Egyptian counterpart, Mohamed Ahmed Zaki Mohamed, salute at the Unknown Soldier Memorial in Cairo on Wednesday.
Defense Minister Suh Wook is under fire for insensitivity after sending snacks as get-well gifts to sailors evacuated from Africa earlier this week due to an outbreak of Covid-19 on their ship
China has a "critical role” to play in persuading North Korea to denuclearize, stressed U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, while simultaneously calling out Beijing for actions that threaten regional stability in a press conference Thursday.
South Korea will stage annual springtime military exercises with the United States as planned, Defense Minister Suh Wook said, amid concerns the drills could give North Korea a pretext for provocations in the early months of U.S. President...
Almost 80 percent of Korea’s 100-trillion-won ($91 billion) budget for defense capacity building over the next five years will be spent on developing its domestic arms industry, Minister of National Defense Suh Wook said...
Disagreement between South Korea and the United States over the timetable for the transfer of wartime operational control (Opcon) to Seoul boiled over at a key defense chiefs’ meeting Wednesday, exposing a growing rift over security issues.
The United States reaffirmed its commitment to South Korea's security, including providing "extended deterrence," during annual talks between the two countries' top military chiefs, according to a joint statement released Wednesday.
South Korea’s Minister of National Defense Suh Wook on Wednesday said North Korea bears full responsibility for shooting and killing a South Korean fisheries official in its waters last month.
Defense Minister Suh Wook visited the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom on Saturday, his office said, ahead of the expected resumption of a civilian tour program in the area. Suh visited the southern side of the Joint Security Area (JSA)...