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This Korean War Landing Was A Stroke Of Military Brilliance

Warfare History Network Korean War, General Douglas MacArthur directed a bold amphibious operation at Inchon during the Korean War. The landing turned the tide of battle by breaking the Pusan stalemate and liberating Seoul. A North Korean column...
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South Korea's Submarine Fleet Got Some Help From Germany

Caleb Larson Diesel Submarines, Asia If all goes according to schedule, Seoul will be able to boast one of the most capable, if not the largest, submarine fleet in Asia. Here's What You Need to Remember: South Korea originally turned to Germany...
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Raise Retirement Ages

Seniors in conversation at Jongmyo Park, in downtown Seoul, Republic of Korea. UN Photo/Kibae ParkBy Joseph ChamiePORTLAND, US, Sep 13 2021 (IPS) Raise retirement ages! That’s the simple, clear and unavoidable message that economics and...
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Could America And China Go To War Over North Korea Again?

Robert Farley North Korea, Asia Miscalculation on the Korean peninsula led to one bloody conflict and could still lead to another. Here's What You Need to Remember: The relationships between Seoul, Washington, Beijing and Pyongyang have changed...
Related topics: China, North Korea, South Korea, Beijing, Pyongyang

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Seoul Must Prepare For The Possibility Of A Second Korean War

Sebastien Roblin South Korea, Asia South Korea's government would like nothing better than a peaceful, no-drama relationship with North Korea—but officials know better.  Here's What You Need to Remember: Seoul may be intent on securing a...
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Apple And Google’s Fight In Seoul Tests Biden In Washington

A proposal in the South Korean legislature is an early test of how forcefully the Biden administration will defend the companies abroad while trying to trim their power at home.
Related topics: Google, South Korea, Joe Biden

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South Korea's Daewoo K2 Rifle Brings The Firepower Seoul Needs To Defend Itself

Kyle Mizokami South Korea, Or bring the fight to Kim's doorstep. Here's What You Need to Remember: The manufacture of a country’s own small arms is no longer a strong benchmark of military power: France is importing new German rifles for the...
Related topics: South Korea, Military, France

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America Should Make Racial Justice Part Of Our Official Foreign Policy And Take Black Lives Matter...

People march on the street in solidarity with protests against the death of George Floyd in Seoul on June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran Secretary of State Antony told American diplomats to "acknowledge our imperfections" when it comes to...
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Samsung’s Leader Is Out Of Jail, Allowing Us Factory Plans To Move Forward

Enlarge / Jay Y. Lee, leader of Samsung Group, speaks to members of the media as he is released from the Seoul Detention Center in Uiwang, South Korea, on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021. Samsung Group's leader, Jay Y. Lee, is out of jail on parole today....
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North Korea To Involve Army In Recovery Campaign For Flooded Regions

SEOUL (Sputnik) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued an order to send aid to South Hamgyong Province, which was damaged by flooding, and to involve the army in recovery activities, the state news agency KCNA reported on Sunday.
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Kim Jong-un Requested Restoration Of Inter-korean Hotline, South Korean Spy Agency Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was the one who suggested reopening cross-border communication lines between Seoul and Pyongyang that were cut off by North Korea last summer, the South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS)...
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Japan Reportedly Recalls Deputy Envoy In Seoul Over Lewd Remark About S. Korea's Moon

TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan has recalled its deputy head of the mission to South Korea, Hirohisa Soma, over inappropriate remarks about the hosting country's president, the Kyodo news agency reported on Sunday, citing a Japanese government source.
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Seoul Reportedly Plans To Use Restored Hotline To Open Online Dialogue With Pyongyang

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Seoul is planning to use the restored communication line with Pyongyang to organize virtual inter-Korean dialogue during the global pandemic, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday, citing a unification ministry...
Related topics: South Korea, North Korea, Pyongyang, Russia, Moscow

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South Korea To Raise Case Of Official's Killing Via Restored Inter-korean Communication Lines

SEOUL (Sputnik) - Seoul will use newly restored communication lines with Pyongyang to discuss the killing of a South Korean fishery official, shot dead in September 2020 near the maritime border between the two countries, the South Korean Ministry...
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Koreas Restore Communication Channels, Agree To Improve Ties

SEOUL, South Korea — North and South Korea have restored suspended communication channels between them and their leaders agreed to improve ties, both governments said Tuesday, despite a 2 ½ year-stalemate in U.S.-led diplomacy aimed at...
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North Korean Boats: In The Right Hands, They Are Way Deadlier Than Nukes

Michael Peck North Korea, Asia Seoul knows that Pyongyang has a large number of fast-attack boats. Could these swarms overwhelm modern defenses? Key point: North Korea currently has about 300 fast attack craft, ranging from twenty-ton torpedo...
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South Korea Bans Fast-paced Music In Gyms And Limits Treadmill Speeds To A Walk As Covid-19 Cases...

People exercise at a gym in Seoul on July 13, 2021, as South Korea announced implementation of level 4 social distancing measures amid concerns of a fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP via Getty Images South Korea is seeing a...
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In Seoul Center, N Korean Defectors Find Solace With Locals

At a government-run center in Seoul, North Korean defectors play music, grow plants and mingle with South Korea-born citizens in a resettlement program that also aims to study the blending of cultures should the rivals unify – an unlikely prospect...
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North Koreans Heartbroken Over Kim's 'emaciated Looks,' State Tv Says

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Heartbroken North Koreans have been worrying tearfully about leader Kim Jong Un's “emaciated looks,” state media quoted a local resident as saying, in a rare acknowledgment of foreign speculation about his weight...
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North Korea's Kim Vows To Be Ready For Confrontation With U.s.

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his government to be prepared for both dialogue and confrontation with the Biden administration — but more for confrontation — state media reported Friday, days after the United...
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