Jim Garamone
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July 30, 2013
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Obama — Korean War brought freedom, victory to 50 million

WASHINGTON — While the Korean War ended just about where it started, “that war was no tie,” President Barack Obama said on July 27. “Korea was a victory.” The president spoke at the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the armistice ending the Korean War. He said the 60-year remove from the war makes it clear that the war, which claimed more than 36,000 American lives, was a victory for freedom. “When 50 million South Koreans live in freedom, in a vibrant democracy, one of the world’s most dynamic economies, in stark contrast to the repression and poverty of the …

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