April 13, 2024
Opinion

Why South Koreans would stand up to the North

The Republic of Korea would not simply roll over in the event of a U.S. withdrawal

North Korea is rapidly developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that will, one day soon, be capable of hitting the continental United States. 

There is talk in certain quarters that the North may use this potential to force the U.S. to choose between Seoul and San Francisco, and if pressed, the Trump administration, or the one that succeeds it, will bow to Pyongyang’s demands.

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