Transformation of the U.S.-ROK Alliance : balancing American strategic flexibility and South Korean modernization, The
Even though the bilateral security alliance between South Korea and the United States is a product of Cold War it remains strategically significant for Korean and Northeast Asian stability. The alliance is currently changing as both the United States and South Korea are modifying their military strategies and structures. The United States is currently transforming its defense structure centering on the idea of strategic flexibility. Strategic flexibility involves reexamining and reallocating global force structures to best combat a host of non-traditional threats. American transformation is ...