‘It’s Crazy.’ Lindsey Graham Says It’s Time to Move Americans Out of Korea

Sen. Lindsey Graham is calling for the families of American military personnel to be moved out of South Korea amid rising tensions in the region. Graham’s comments come after North Korea successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, on Nov. 28.

“It’s crazy to send spouses and children to South Korea, given the provocation of North Korea,” Graham, a Republican Senator from South Carolina, said Sunday on CBS’ Face the Nation. ”So, I want them to stop sending dependents, and I think it’s now time to start moving American dependents out of South Korea.”

The U.S. has 27,123 military personnel stationed in South Korea, including 23,635 on active duty, according to the…

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