The US military-industrial complex has the vested interests in preserving the confrontation on the Korean peninsula, according to E. Michael Jones, an American political analyst in Indiana.
Jones, a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of the Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Friday.
The US military in South Korea has opened its “biggest overseas base,” just weeks after President Donald Trump said he would love to get American military out of the Korean peninsula, following a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un earlier this month.
North Korea has long demanded US troops be removed from the Korean peninsula as part of a nuclear deal, but the US has been at pains to stress the issue is not a bargaining chip. The US has about 28,500 service members stationed in South Korea.
Trump said at a press conference following the June 12 summit with the North…