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Korea



  • Korean War: Open Questions

    by Gregg Brazinsky, Chen Jian, Sheila Miyoshi Jager, Jiyul Kim and Michael J. Devine

    A group of historians describe the major unanswered questions about the Korean War in terms of its military conduct, its impact on the people of Korea, relations between the United States and China, and memorialization and memory.



  • New Statues Stoke Sensitivity Between South Korea, Japan

    A pair of new statues in South Korea of a man kneeling in front of a girl symbolizing a victim of sexual slavery by Japan's wartime military is the latest subject of diplomatic sensitivity between the countries, with Tokyo's government spokesperson questioning whether the male figure represents the Japanese prime minister.



  • Trump parroted Chinese version of history

    Trump’s inartful retelling of Sino-Korean history sparked widespread outrage among Koreans, who are particularly sensitive to the U.S. president’s rhetoric amid heightened tensions between North and South Korea.