Should U.S. Troops Consider Leaving Korea Altogether?

Engagement hasn’t worked, sanctions won’t either, argues Geoffrey Fattig. How about withdrawal?
February 27th, 2013

by Geoffrey Fattig

The recent North Korean missile and nuclear tests represent a dangerous escalation in the security dynamic in north-east Asia. The successful nature of these latest demonstrations of North Korean weapons technology implies the threat posed by the DPRK has become much more serious. With leading media and conservative figures in South Korea

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