Posts Tagged: 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.
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
United States fail to press the advantage in the Cheonan incident.
Two respected Korean-American researchers suggest there may have been a rush to judgment on the sinking of the Cheonan.
Did North Korea really have anything to do with the sinking of the Cheonan?
If we want to prevent any future Cheonans, we need to sit down with North Korea.
South Korea has continuously increased its military spending since 2000 at a rate higher than conventional explanations would expect. Its spending grew 200 percent for the past ten years, higher than would be warranted by the growth of its economy or government budget over the same period.
Japan is on the verge of a political revolution, and the ripples might transform Asia as well.