Congressman Sherman: Help South Korea, not the North A proposed U.S. trade agreement with Seoul could end up benefitting Pyongyang too

By Brad Sherman Supporters of the proposed free-trade agreement between the United States and South Korea argue that we should approve the pact to improve our economy and to reward an ally in a troubled region for its strong security relationship with the U.S., and to solidify these strong security ties with a stronger trade relationship. Though there is no doubt South Korea is a close ally, we need to ensure that the agreement does not undermine U.S. security and economic interests by benefiting North Korea. Read the original story in the LA Times here