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Everything You Need to Know: The History of U.S. Nuclear Weapons in South Korea

Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia And could they go back. American tactical nuclear weapons were stationed on the Korean Peninsula for much of the Cold War, on call and ready to repel a North Korean attack. Nuclear bombs, artillery shells and missile warheads were withdrawn from Korea in 1991. Now, as reports surface—and are later denied—of South Korean requests to return tactical nuclear weapons to U.
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