I've just started reposting here after a nine month absence. Look for some nice changes to the site and regular updates on U.S. intelligence, privatized spying, Korea, Japan and music. My pages section at the top (just below that incredible photo from South Korea in 1960) includes links to much of my work on Korea, Japan, etc., over the years. Meanwhile, follow me on Twitter @TimothyS and read my blog at TheNation.com.
- Trump’s Man from Contractor Land
- America is not an innocent bystander in Korea
- The Washington Post didn’t like this piece on the US role in Korea…
- American Military Power in Asia and the Trump Factor
- 20 years ago, my reporting caused a furor in South Korea
- Kilcullen to Me: “You’re a conspiracy theorist.”
- “Nation-Building” Is Back: Now with Contractors
- Hankyoreh honors my work on the U.S. and South Korea
- Whatever happened to the COINdinistas?
- With Clinton, Expect Increased Tensions with North Korea
Author Archives: Tim Shorrock
Remember Iraq? Trapwire? Abu Ghraib? Meet Trump’s Top Military Adviser who just became his acting National Security Adviser Update: This was posted at The Nation on November 18, 2016. Now this player from contractor land is the president’s acting national security adviser … Continue reading
My first published article of the year, filed as Trump’s Secretary of Defense James Mattis is visiting South Korea and Japan talking about preparing for war of one kind or another with North Korea. This story explains the view from … Continue reading
…So I published it myself, in Medium. People power, not the U.S. military, created South Korea’s vibrant democracy As millions of South Koreans filled their streets in the weeks leading up to last week’s impeachment of their beleagured president, Park Guen-hye, … Continue reading
The Pentagon is trying to push through a trilateral alliance with Japan and South Korea before anyone noticed. But I did. My latest, from TomDispatch: Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater Middle East, … Continue reading
This was the best response I ever got to a story, as chronicled in 1996 by the Washington Post.