Friday photo: Explosions in the sky

A South Korea’s K1 tank fires smoke shells during a joint military drill between South Korea and the US in Paju near the inter-Korean border on June 8, 2011 aimed at deterring North Korea’s military threat. Tensions on the Korea peninsula are high following two deadly border incidents last year which Seoul blames on its ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images

A South Korea's K1 tank fires smoke shells during a joint military drill between South Korea and the US in Paju near the inter-Korean border on June 8, 2011 aimed at deterring North Korea's military threat. Tensions on the Korea peninsula are high following two deadly border incidents last year which Seoul blames on its neighbour.

South Korea has, by far, the world's oddest-looking military drills.  

A South Korea’s K1 tank fires smoke shells during a joint military drill between South Korea and the US in Paju near the inter-Korean border on June 8, 2011 aimed at deterring North Korea’s military threat. Tensions on the Korea peninsula are high following two deadly border incidents last year which Seoul blames on its neighbour.

South Korea has, by far, the world’s oddest-looking military drills.  

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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