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Encyclopedia > Military of Korea

Currently, there are two Koreas in the Korean Peninsula, both controlling some of the most powerful armed forces, usually after the People's Republic of China and the United States. Korea refers to South Korea and North Korea together, which were a unified country until 1948. ... The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. ...

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Military of South Korea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (354 words)
The military of South Korea is considered to be one of Asia's most powerful standing armed forces.
During South Korea's period of rapid growth, the military expanded to become the strongest in Asia after China.
Today, the South Korean military is concentrated near the DMZ, as well as the South Korean coastline, Jeju Island, the Korea Strait and the surrounding sea.
Encyclopedia: Military of North Korea (461 words)
Military spending equals 20%-25% of GNP (North Korea spends the largest proportion of its GNP on its military in the world), with about 20% of men ages 17-54 in the regular armed forces.
In 1953, the Military Armistice Commission (MAC) was created to oversee and enforce the terms of the armistice.
In recent years, North Korea has sought to dismantle the MAC in a push for a new "peace mechanism" on the peninsula.
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