South Korea has continuously increased its military spending since 2000 at a rate higher than conventional explanations would expect. Its spending grew 200 percent for the past ten years, higher than would be warranted by the growth of its economy or government budget over the same period.
Jae-Jung Suh is associate professor and Director of Korea Studiesâ€¨at the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University.
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