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The Korean War Atrocities No One Wants to Talk About
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The Korean War Atrocities No One Wants to Talk About
June 26, 2020

When politicians or generals appear itching to pull the U.S. into another foreign war, remember that truth is routinely the first casualty. The blood of civilian victims of U.S. wars is the political version of disappearing ink. But the kinfolk and neighbors of those victims could pursue vengeance regardless of whether cover-ups con the American people.

Why East Beat West on COVID-19
May 17, 2020

The virus originated in East Asia, but no East Asian nation makes the top 10 list. The world’s most populous nation, China, is in 11th place. The East-West divergence in fatality rates is even starker.

Why East Beat West on COVID-19
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North Korea Claims No Coronavirus Cases. Experts Detect Another Reality
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North Korea Claims No Coronavirus Cases. Experts Detect Another Reality
April 20, 2020

Something is missing from the statistical charts and maps of Covid-19 in East Asia: credible data on the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea.

75% of Young Want to Escape South Korean ‘Hell’
January 1, 2020

Firstly, the South Korean economy has matured and growth has slowed from the high double digits to the low single digits. Secondly, the national growth locomotives – family-run conglomerates, such as Samsung, Hyundai and LG – have gone global and off-shored.

75% of Young Want to Escape South Korean ‘Hell’
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The Ongoing Cruelty of ‘Maximum Pressure’
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The Ongoing Cruelty of ‘Maximum Pressure’
November 1, 2019

North Korea is another example of the immorality and inefficacy of sanctions. The sanctions have been effective only in preventing sick and needy people from obtaining humanitarian assistance.

Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
September 14, 2019

Even on Trump’s island of misfit toys, Bolton was a particular standout for the way he made the world a riskier place. His departure is the best news Asia’s economies have received in quite some time.

Asian Economies May Gain Most From ‘Bolton Effect’
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
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South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the US Can’t Fix
September 6, 2019

The basic problem is that Japanese and Koreans are highly nationalistic. And nationalists don’t always like each other.

Moon Starting to Sink from Korea’s Political Horizon
November 26, 2018

South Korea’s political landscape is notorious for its stark polarization between progressives and conservatives. Discussions in the national assembly are rarely productive, with both sides usually unable to find common ground.

Moon Starting to Sink from Korea’s Political Horizon
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