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Korea is really matter to U.S.?: The Relationship about USFK and ROK-U.S. alliance
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS), Centre for Studies of Political Science, Communication and Media (CPKM).
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Alliance means rather they share the same enemy than their good friends. This paper provides the view about this issue in Korea, especially the United States Forces Korea (USFK). It tries to analyze the relationship between USFK and the United States of America. Are South Korea and USA good alliance? It is supported by two minor research question which aim to find out the reason how USFK’s reductions gone through in past 50 years and how the history of U.S. foreign policy got changed especially in South Korea.


This paper used one case study with specific time line and events to provide the basic understand of USFK reductions within the framework of conflicts between U.S. administration and South Korea ministration.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
U.S., South Korea, ROK, History, Military, Alliance
National Category
Political Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-17774OAI: diva2:529610
Subject / course
Political Science
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-06-05 Created: 2012-05-30 Last updated: 2012-06-05Bibliographically approved

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