Is it time for United States to pull out of South Korea?
The case for staying is usually made in absolute terms: the troops there serve an important purpose. That purpose may be to show commitment to an ally, to maintain stability in the region, or even just to act as a tripwire in case of a North Korean invasion. And certainly, America’s 28,000 pairs of boots on the ground in South Korea must do some good — even if it’s just running community centers at local libraries.
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