US-South Korea war games start Monday as Pyongyang warns of ‘catastrophe’

Warriors with 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team and 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade • US Army photo (South Korea)

 

The U.S. and South Korean military will simulate warfare with North Korea from Aug. 21 to 31, well aware that North Korea could respond with another missile test.

 

WASHINGTON — Are tensions cooling in the Korean Peninsula? The United States and South Korea will find out Monday, when the two allies are scheduled to start joint military exercises that are known to anger North Korea, sometimes triggering a show of force. This year’s war games come at a particularly delicate moment. There have been…

 

 



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