South Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPASouth Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPA
South Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPA

As the US and South Korea play hardball on defence, will China emerge the winner?

  • Tensions in the US-Korea relationship have flared over rumours of a troop drawdown and mixed messages from Washington
  • This has raised questions about whether Seoul will go looking for security and defence support from other sources, including Beijing
Topic |   South Korea
South Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPASouth Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPA
South Korean protesters rally against the government’s financing of US troops. Photo: EPA
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