South Korea, Conventional Capabilities, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula

In August 2020, South Korea’s defense minister revealed that his country had “succeeded in developing a ballistic missile with sufficient range and the world’s largest warhead weight to protect peace on the Korean Peninsula.” The new “Frankenmissile” is part of Seoul’s conventional counterforce and countervalue strategy, which is meant to hold North Korea’s nuclear weapons … Continue reading South Korea, Conventional Capabilities, and the Future of the Korean Peninsula