The latest Gallup Korea poll showed this week that 7 in 10 South Koreans back the country’s independent nuclear buildup, a jump from the 60 per cent support six years ago.
The two countries also agreed to expand combined field training exercises and to conduct a large-scale combined joint firing demonstration to strengthen the alliance’s…
Becoming one of Europe’s leading weapon suppliers not only boosts the global stature of South Korea’s defence industry, but also has other implications.
As long as authoritarian powers do not relinquish their control over nuclear weapons, nuclear deterrence cannot be ruled out, the Stoltenberg said.
"Our visit is a strong expression of the great importance we attach to the partnership between the [South Korea] and the NATO," Stoltenberg said.
PM Kishida has taken a strong stand in response to an increasingly hostile security environment. Yet Japan’s more muscular defence policy could paradoxically make it more…
Although Western countries have already sent Ukraine military aid, tanks were long considered a step too far, risking a widening backlash from Russia.
The exercises will involve Army, Navy, and Air Force elements as well as special operations, and will be the biggest since the pandemic.
Australia is set to acquire nuclear-powered submarines from the US and Britain, as part of the Aukus security pact announced in 2021.
The WEF had flagged widespread cybercrime and cyber insecurity as one of its top 10 global risks in the 2023 edition of its Global Risks Report released last week.