This should have been done for Iraq years ago. In principle having American troops defending a sovereign that is not at war makes no sense. South Korea should be able to defend itself. But this won't do much to change things in Afghanistan. What it would do is provide relief for our troops that have 5 or 6 tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.in reference to:
"U.S. President Barack Obama said during his recent trip to South Korea that some American troops stationed here will be re-deployed to Afghanistan, according to a transcript of his speech. "The story of your service goes beyond this peninsula," Obama told a group of U.S. Forces Korea troops on Thursday in the last portion of his four-nation Asian trip."
- YONHAP NEWS (view on Google Sidewiki)