Conditionally Withdraw Troops from Asia

Current Status: Faltering

As of

"South Korea is a money machine but they pay us peanuts ... South Korea should pay us very substantially for protecting them."
-Donald Trump, Interview with Wolf Blitzer, 2016

"We are better off frankly if South Korea is going to start protecting itself ... they have to protect themselves or they have to pay us."
- Donald Trump, Interview with Anderson Cooper, March 2016


A discussion between Trump and South Korean President Park Geun-hye after the election indicated that the Trump administration would honor existing security commitments between the two nations.

See also: Defense, Foreign Policy