Foreign Relations: Soothing Seoul

FOREIGN RELATIONS Soothing Seoul American forces in South Korea have been strengthened massively in the month since North Korea seized the U.S. intelligence ship Pueblo. More than 200 jets have been flown into South Korean bases to back up the 50,000 U.S.

troops stationed in the country. An ar mada of 20 warships, including the aircraft carriers Yorktown and Ranger, has been positioned in the Sea of Japan off North Korea. And last week, after a hurried trip to Seoul by Special Presidential Envoy Cyrus Vance, it became clear that South Korea is about to be shored up further with some...

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