South Korean President Tells Pentagon Chief North Korea Could Stage ‘Hamas-Style’ Attack

Breitbart.com reports: “President Yoon Suk-yeol of South Korea told American Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin during a dinner this weekend that Seoul is concerned about the possibility of a ‘Hamas-style surprise attack’ from North Korea, requesting unity in South Korean and American military defenses to protect his civilians from such a siege.

The conservative Yoon government, which took office last year, has dedicated much of its diplomatic effort to eliciting increased defensive support from President Joe Biden, whose administration was largely apathetic towards Korean peninsula policy before Yoon publicly threatened to pursue nuclear weapons development. Following Yoon’s declaration that South Korea could one day ‘possess its own nukes’ to deter the communist North from attacking, Biden agreed to send American nuclear submarines to South Korea and give Seoul more information and a greater say in American military operations in the country. U.S. troops have been in South Korea since the beginning of the Korean War in 1950 and lead the U.N. Command, a coalition force in place to implement the 1953 armistice agreement that ended active hostilities. As neither side has surrendered or signed a peace treaty, the Korean War remains technically active…”

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