World Ch. Schedule : WED 20:00 KST
* Date : 2020-07-22
Reports of U.S. cutting troops in South Korea have re-emerged. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Pentagon has proposed troop reduction to the White House. Washington is yet to confirm or deny the report. Should the U.S. approves the troop removal, South Korea would be pressured to the corner even further, as it indicates more defense bill to pay. That is why there are views that the U.S. is using troop removal as leverage in the defense cost-sharing talks. In this week’s The Point, we bring in experts for an in-depth discussion about the possibility of the U.S. pulling out its forces from South Korea and its next move.