Truman Shared Top Secret Troop Movements With Soviet Russia During the Korean War
Democrats have a talent for conjuring up ‘fake’ national security scandals after losing elections to Republicans
May 17, 2017 by John Griffing
Democrats should stop throwing stones in glass houses where it concerns presidents sharing classified intelligence. President Harry Truman — a Democrat — shared American troop movements with the Soviets and the Chinese during the Korean War, an action bordering on “giving aid and comfort” to enemies of the U.S. (if not outright betrayal.)
Gen. Lin Piao, commander of Chinese forces in Korea, would later comment: “I never would have made the attack and risked my men and my military reputation if I had not been assured that Washington would restrain General MacArthur … .”
Korea was the first war in which U.S. soldiers were placed under foreign command, and the results were disastrous.
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