Come Home, America, From Korea
Noting that "North Korea is not a threat to America" and "South Korea is more than capable of defending itself," Charles V. Peña asks a simple question often posed on these pages — Why Do We Still Have Troops in Korea? An excerpt:
- Ultimately, the current crisis in Korea is a long overdue a wake up call to reassess U.S. policy. The hard truth is that U.S. security does not hinge on the security and stability of the Korean peninsula – in the absolute worst case of South Korea falling to a North Korean invasion, the reality is that America would still be safe because North Korea is not a global expansionist power that threatens the United States.