Category Archives: Korea

The Washington Post didn’t like this piece on the US role in Korea…

…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

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American Military Power in Asia and the Trump Factor

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

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20 years ago, my reporting caused a furor in South Korea

This was the best response I ever got to a story, as chronicled in 1996 by the Washington Post.  

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Hankyoreh honors my work on the U.S. and South Korea

One year ago I had the incredible honor of having my work on the United States and South Korea featured in Hankyoreh, a newspaper founded by courageous journalists forced out of their jobs during the Park and Chun dictatorships.  Hankyoreh posted this … Continue reading

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With Clinton, Expect Increased Tensions with North Korea

My latest, just posted at The Nation (with the Korean version at NewsPro): Over the past two weeks, South Korea has been obsessed with a huge scandal involving its president, Park Geun-hye. Highly unpopular, she faces fierce criticism and protests over her … Continue reading

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