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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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November 2006 Archives



November 3, 2006 2:36 AM

China: Powerful But Irresponsible

Seoul, South Korea - North Korea is returning to the six-party talks for the simple reason that it is running out of any more cards with which to intimidate the United States. After firing the missiles in July and conducting an underground nuclear test in October, all in a show of defiance, what more cards does it have to threaten the international community with? As a last resort, It can stage some hostile provocations along the misnamed Demilitarized Zone but only at its own peril, given the fact that it faces the combined forces of the U.S. and South Korean troops that stand prepared against precisely such provocations.

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November 8, 2006 1:59 PM

Don't Make N. Korea a Partisan Issue

Seoul, South Korea - The new Congress should avoid turning North Korea's nuclear challenge into a partisan issue by resorting to mutual recrimination.

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