U.S. Department of Defense said troops would continue to maintain global military deterrence
Global Network reporter Chang reported, according to Yonhap News, January 9, in the United States Department of Defense said that although the United States under the new U.S. defense strategy will reduce the size, but as allies in Asia to ensure against “enemy” defense capabilities and deterrence, the United States will continue to maintain the required strength in Asia and the alert posture.
According to reports, the U.S. Defense Department official local time 8 to accept an interview with Yonhap, the “new defense strategy will affect the safety of the United States on the Korean Peninsula,” the question, said: “Korea-US alliance the cornerstone of stability in Northeast Asia, the current Korea-US alliance solid than ever. “
The source said:” out of geopolitical considerations, the United States will continue to be widespread presence of U.S. forces worldwide, and to have operational coordination. “
He added:” The United States will continue to focus on the situation in Asia, while working to strengthen cooperation within the region, which protect U.S. interests and to protect allies. as The United States will continue to maintain military forces, and thus may be launched on the enemy attacks and threats, to ensure that military deterrence. “
According to Korea,” Chosun Ilbo “reports, the U.S. release of the new defense strategy report particular reference to the “U.S. deterrence against North Korea” and “Korean Peninsula peace.” Some analysts believe that this is sent to the DPRK in order to avoid the “error message.” The report states: “To deter and defend against North Korean provocation, the United States and its allies and other countries for effective cooperation, the Korean Peninsula and peace.” The report also made it clear that: “To this end, the United States will not reduce U.S. forces in Korea and other Asian American . “