From Today's New York Times
JUNE 17, 2008
It sent more than 300,000 troops to help us in Vietnam, was a quick and generous supporter of Desert Storm in 1991, and for several years had the third-largest deployment of troops in Iraq, following our invasion of that country five years ago. Without our strong alliance with South Korea, our influence in Asia would be vastly diminished. To the Editor: Re “ South Koreans Assail U.S.