AP Explains: War games between South ...

AP Explains: War games between South Korea and United States

Jun 18, 2018 Read more: SFGate
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The United States has formally suspended a major military exercise with South Korea that was scheduled for August. President Donald Trump had pledged to stop the "war games" after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Pentagon said planning has been halted on the August drill but no decisions have been made on any other military exercises with South Korea. A brief explanation of U.S.-South Korea military exercises: ___ THE DRILLS The U.S. and South Korea hold major joint exercises every spring and summer in South Korea. The spring maneuvers - actually two overlapping exercises called Key Resolve and Foal Eagle - include live-fire drills with tanks, aircraft and warships.

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