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  • Trump wants Korea to pay more for defense. He shouldn’t stop there
    Intellasia East Asia News It turns out President Donald Trump’s long-running demand that NATO countries pay more for their own defense isn’t just about Europe. Now, the administration is stepping up its efforts to get Asian countries to cough up more too. The specific Asian country in the spotlight is South Korea. US Defense Secretary […]
  • Trump demands five-fold increase in costs from Korea to keep US troops, reports say
    Intellasia East Asia News US Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday pressed Washington’s case that longtime ally South Korea must pay a bigger share of the cost of having US troops on its soil. “This is a very strong alliance we have, but Korea is a wealthy country and could and should pay more to […]
  • US defense chief pushes Korea for ‘substantial increase’ in troop funding
    Intellasia East Asia News US Defense Secretary Mark Esper began an eight-day trip to Asia on Friday in South Korea, where he called on the close American ally to contribute more money to maintain the roughly 28,500-strong US troop presence in the country. President Trump has pushed US allies to cough up more money for […]
  • N Korea calls Biden ‘rabid dog’ that ‘must be beaten to death’
    Intellasia East Asia News North Korea launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a “rabid dog”while also borrowing the terminology of Donald Trump. Pyongyang is renowned for its vitriol, but the verbal deluge was unusually ferocious even by its own standards. Biden “had the temerity to dare […]
  • N Korea say U.S will make South pay more and use its troops to fight wars around world
    Intellasia East Asia News North Korea warned its southern neighbour Friday that the United States was planning to charge its ally more money for military protection and to force its troops to participate in the Pentagon’s conflicts across the globeissues that have proven deeply controversial in South Korean society. The warning came in a commentary […]