|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:19:18 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] GLOBAL: "US, South Korea agree to increase public transparency of military affairs"|
US, South Korea agree to increase public transparency of military affairs By KIM GAMEL STARS AND STRIPES November 21, 2017 SEOUL, South Korea - The United States and South Korea agreed Tuesday to increase public transparency by promising to “disclose non-confidential information” related to the U.S. military presence on the divided peninsula. The decision, which was made during a meeting between the two allies to discuss their status of forces agreement, followed outrage over the installation of an advanced U.S. missile-defense system in South Korea despite protests and concern over environmental pollution from military bases. The bilateral agreement known as SOFA outlines the legal terms governing the 28,500 U.S. servicemembers stationed in South Korea as well as their dependents and civilian contractors working for the Defense Department. … For the entire article, see https://www.stripes.com/news/us-south-korea-agree-to-increase-public-transparency-of-military-affairs-1.498796 -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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