US-South Korea joint military exercises to start from March 2
February 24 , 2015
Such exercise invariably increases the tension in the peninsula, with North Korea calling them a rehearsal for a possible invasion.
According to Washington and Seoul, the drills, labelled Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, are defensive in nature. While Key Resolve is predominantly computer-simulated, Foal Eagle lasts several weeks and involves thousands of troops.