James Thurman, a retired Army general (centre), is one of two new candidates for the post of US ambassador to Seoul. Pictured: Thurman with Korean war veterans at the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice agreement. Photo: AP

Retired US Army general and foreign affairs chair eyed for role of Donald Trump’s South Korea envoy

James Thurman and outgoing Republican Representative Edward Royce are newest candidates for the Seoul ambassadorship, sources say

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James Thurman, a retired Army general (centre), is one of two new candidates for the post of US ambassador to Seoul. Pictured: Thurman with Korean war veterans at the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice agreement. Photo: AP
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