October 19, 2019
Why the United States should suspend joint military exercises with South Korea
Thursday's missile test underlines the urgent need for greater trust-building
North Korea on July 16 warned that it could resume testing inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBM) if the United States and South Korea proceeded with planned joint military exercises. Ignoring the North’s warning risks throwing away what has in reality been a great deal for America. Holding or suspending the exercises only represents a small, temporary gain or loss for Washington