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Fri Nov 15, 2019, 08:13 AM

20. Did CNN just come out of a coma?

This public unjustified and demeaning pressure on South Korea by Trump's team has been ongoing for weeks.

The US is trying to force Korea to restore the GSOMIA with Japan, and, in fact, enter an Indo-Pacific alliance aimed at China, against it's will. In effect, the US and the Pentagon are pressuring South Korea to enter a direct military alliance with Japan against it's will. The US has clearly adopted Japan's side in the Abe versus South Korea diplomatic and trade dispute. High level US officials make public statements about South Korean "mistakes," from Tokyo and then travel to South Korea to repeat the same tactless and insulting remarks in Seoul and at Camp Humphreys.

The US also wants South Korea to pay for costs associated with out of area deployments in Western Pacific including costs of forces dispatched to Guam and Okinawa. According to the Trump administration South Korea should bear the costs of more frequent force rotations to the Far East which the Pentagon imprudently decided was a good idea.

If one looks at the broad picture of the extortionate demands made on the Moon Administration, it is pretty clear that the Trump administration and leadership in the Pentagon are trying to overthrow the democratic administration of Moon Jae-in. Their underlying objective is to reinstall the pro-Japan far right elements that are the political heirs of Japanese colonialism and earlier South Korean military dictatorships that were little more than quislings for the US and Japanese interests.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/113326182

Coincidentally, there is substantial political instability in South Korea characterized by massive demonstrations in Gwanghwamun of far right elements supported by the Liberty Korea Party calling for the arrest and impeachment of Moon Jae-In. These demonstrators carry hundreds if not thousands of American flags.

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