No one ever accused South Korea's Agency for Defense Development of lacking ambition. But as it pushes ahead with its effort to indigenously develop a stealth fighter, the agency faces renewed accusations of a lack of realism, and it is simply being overlooked when it comes to funding. The program is encountering severe political obstacles, with the finance ministry seeking to delay development and an influential think-tank casting doubt on the project's viability. Worse, a key opponent ...


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