North Korean Nuclear And Cyber Threats Drive OPCON Transfer Delay

By Tony Bertuca / October 24, 2014 at 5:12 PM
The commander of U.S. forces on the Korean Peninsula said the miniaturization of a nuclear device and cyberattack were among the "evolving and developing" threats from North Korea that have indefinitely delayed the transfer of operational control in the region to the South Korean military. Although South Korea was scheduled to take operational control, or OPCON, by the end of 2015, Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti said the North Korean regime of Kim Jong Un continues to pursue threatening nuclear technology...

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