South Korea Leads the Warfight

Bell, B. B.; Finley, Sonya L.
October 2007
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Fall2007, Issue 47, p80
The article reports on the strengthening of the military defense in the Republic of Korea (ROK). As its military matured, the alliance evolved and adopted a number of command and control mechanisms integrating the ROK military into the decisionmaking process and command. The success in establishing a strong military force in South Korea is one of the greatest achievements of the U.S. and Korea because transitioning a dependent alliance into an interdependent one is not an easy role.


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