US Marines walk along a snow-covered trail during cold-weather training at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Centre on Sunday. Photo: AP

The real cold war: US troops are training as winter soldiers, with chilly China, North Korea and Russia in mind

  • Training for wintertime war against a hi-tech enemy in the ‘Far East’ reflects new priorities for the US military
  • The weather at a snowy US Marine training site replicates weather in North Korea, officers say
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US Marines walk along a snow-covered trail during cold-weather training at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Centre on Sunday. Photo: AP
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