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North Korea Crisis

Should US troops stay? South Koreans ask themselves

With North Korea peace on the horizon, some question the rationale

SEOUL -- The prospect of a peace treaty with the North is prompting a debate in South Korea about the fate of U.S. troops stationed there, with a prominent presidential adviser questioning their role in a postwar Korean Peninsula.

In a piece published Monday in Foreign Affairs magazine, Moon Chung-in, a special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, raised questions about the U.S. military's presence in the South.

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