April 27, 2023

South Korea, US to Share Nuclear Planning to Deter North Korean Threat

Source: Reuters

Journalists: David Brunnstrom, Steve Holland, Trevor Hunnicutt

Even so, increasing Seoul's involvement in nuclear deliberations should allow Yoon to argue to his domestic audience that Washington is taking Seoul's concerns seriously.

Duyeon Kim, an analyst with the Center for a New American Security, called the Washington Declaration "a big win for the alliance and especially for South Korea."

She said one of the most notable developments was that the two sides were gaming out scenarios including a U.S. nuclear response, whereas in the past this had been considered too classified to share.

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  • Dr. Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim, PhD, is an adjunct senior fellow with the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS based in Seoul. Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear nonproliferation, ar...