Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Pyeongchang Olympics present more security threats than usual, but athletes and fans have reason for hope

David Wharton,  Los Angeles Times

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U.S. Forces Korea has 28,000 troops in the country that could be called upon in a crisis. The State Department has sent an additional 100 diplomatic security officers to protect Americans here.

Steve Goldstein, the under secretary for public diplomacy and public affairs, said the U.S. remains "very confident that South Korea is going to be putting on a happy, successful and strong Winter Games." ...

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