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Shim Jae Hoon

South Korea

Shim Jae Hoon is a Seoul-based journalist and commentator writing for a variety of international publications including YaleGlobal Online, The Straits Times of Singapore, The Taipei Times and Korea Herald. He was a correspondent for Far Eastern Economic Review in Seoul, Taipei and Jakarta. Close.

Shim Jae Hoon

South Korea

Shim Jae Hoon is a Seoul-based journalist and commentator writing for a variety of international publications including YaleGlobal Online, The Straits Times of Singapore, The Taipei Times and Korea Herald. more »

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August 2006 Archives



August 3, 2006 12:00 PM

Washington, Don't Bother Meddling

Seoul, South Korea - The U.S. should not throw its weight around Cuba once Castro goes because Castro was no Kim Jong Il and Hugo Chavez is a farce.

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August 7, 2006 9:10 AM

Hezbollah: the Mideast Vietcong

Seoul, South Korea - Israel's destruction of Lebanon has created a second Palestine. Now the militants have a new symbol to unite behind and moderates will be pushed out.

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August 10, 2006 9:00 AM

Mideast Stability Critical for Asia

Seoul, South Korea - The Asian Games slated to be held this year in Doha underscore the closing distance between Asia and the Middle East. The Middle East is Japan and South Korea's largest energy source and an increasingly vital oil supply line for China and India. These are the four biggest economies of Asia.

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August 12, 2006 3:00 PM

Promote Musharraf, Not Democracy

Seoul, South Korea - Musharraf can successfully prevent his country from further degenerating into a hotbed of extremism through economic development, not empty slogans of democracy. The U.S. and UK should strengthen their support of Pakistani President Musharraf instead of undercutting his authority at home by criticizing his record of democracy.

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August 24, 2006 8:45 AM

Iran and North Korea Are Nuclear Siamese Twins

Seoul, South Korea - It is no surprise that Iran refused to halt uranium enrichment activities despite the Group of Six's package of incentives. Like Kim Jong Il in North Korea, Ahmadinejad has fashioned an argument that the pursuit of peaceful nuclear energy is a matter of sovereign rights. This leaves him little room to compromise.

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