SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 30, 2013 – You need only to look out from a hotel terrace here to see the worth of the Korean-American alliance, which marks its 60th anniversary today.
The streets are full of stylishly dressed people going about their daily lives. They are free to succeed and speak their minds. Late-model cars crowd the streets, and many of the streets have million-dollar visuals running the length of the blocks. It is a triumph of freedom after a war that killed millions.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye captured that in her speech celebrating the alliance. South Korea has become an economic powerhouse, she said, thanks to the security, stability and protection afforded by the U.S.-South Korean alliance.… Read More