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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Will U.S. Tactical Nuclear Weapons Be Positioned In South Korea?

Will U.S. Tactical Nuclear Weapons Be Positioned In South Korea?
from War News Updates by Bookyards
U.S. soldiers take part in a joint military drill with South Korean soldiers north of Seoul in early June. KIM JIN-TAE / AFP / Getty

Calls For Nuclear Weapons In South Korea -- UPI

SEOUL, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- With the U.S. defense chief in Seoul for security talks, a group of scholars and retired military officials have called for a redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea to counter North Korea's nuclear drive.

They also urged the United States to delay the planned transfer of wartime control of South Korean troops to Seoul beyond 2012, citing lingering threats from the North.

Read more ....http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Special/2009/10/21/Calls-for-nuclear-weapons-in-South-Korea/UPI-51191256130461/

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