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U.S. to Withdraw 12,500 Troops from S. Korea

The United States plans to reduce the size of its military force in South Korea by a third. The U.S. plan to cut troop levels will be enacted by the end of 2005, when enhanced technology is expected to play a role in securing the Korean Peninsula. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.

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Rob Gifford
Rob Gifford is the NPR foreign correspondent based in Shanghai.