Saturday, November 16, 2019
It is not only the Europeans and NATO that must fear the wrath of President Trump of the USA. Beware the Don.
So must the leadership of the Republic of Korea [ROK]. South Korea. Thanks to American and Asian sources.
"If Trump wins in 2020, he will pull US troops out of South Korea"
"Officials in Seoul laughed at his request for $5 billion to keep army [USA] presence"
"According to a report on July 30 from a South Korean newspaper, Washington has requested that the government in Seoul pay $5 billion next year for the continued presence of its armed forces [USA] on South Korean soil. This would be more than a fivefold increase from 2019, when Seoul paid $879 million."
A threat or a negotiating starting point?
See previous blog entry with emphasis on item # 2 the topic NATO alliance pay your fair share: