Regions / South Korea
In its final report on the sinking of its naval vessel ROKS Cheonan, the South Korean government puts the blame squarely on North Korea. But many questions remain unanswered.
President Obama's rightward drift continues.
The U.S.-South Korea FTA is broken and not worth fixing.
The U.S.-Korean free-trade agreement holds no promise for workers or small farmers in either the United States or South Korea
The people of South Korea, North Korea and the United States are already paying a tax, not for reunification, but for preparation for war
Two respected Korean-American researchers suggest there may have been a rush to judgment on the sinking of the Cheonan.
Recent scrutiny of U.S.-Japan base realignment and Okinawan anti-base opposition has overshadowed U.S. military issues in South Korea. As others have argued, the struggle in Okinawa represents only one facet of the larger global struggle against U.S. bases.
A new naval base on Jeju Island will only make a bad maritime security situation in Northeast Asia worse.
New documents reveal larger U.S. role in suppressing the popular uprising in South Korea in 1980.
Did North Korea really have anything to do with the sinking of the Cheonan?