Quoted: Vox on Trump Comments About Withdrawing U.S. Troops from South Korea

Alex Ward, Kim Jong Un Wants U.S. Troops Out of South Korea.  Trump Might, Too.  

“It’s generally a good idea to play your cards close to your vest,” Mintaro Oba, a former State Department official who worked on North Korea policy, told me. “Sometimes you can dangle something big as a way of increasing your leverage,” he continued, “but you still wouldn’t put something on the table that would fundamentally hurt your own interests — and that’s certainly what withdrawing US troops would do.”


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