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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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June 18, 2007 5:46 PM

Victory for Hamas, But At What Cost

Seoul, South Korea -- What Palestinian state can we expect now that Hamas and Fatah have gone their separate ways? Gaza under Hamas and the West Bank under Fatah will lead to two separate governments, as Hamas’s Ismail Haniyeh vows not to recognize the legitimacy of President Mahmoud Abbas's new cabinet. As gun battles and wars of words escalate between the two sides, the people of Gaza are likely to get out in massive numbers, creating a renewed refugee flow -- this time from internal civil war.

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June 28, 2007 11:10 AM

Stick to Basics: Arab-Israeli Coexistence

Seoul, South Korea -- Given his role in taking Britain into war in Iraq and Afghanistan, it will be a tough job for Tony Blair to play the role of a peacemaker in the Middle East. However, he should lose no time trying to mediate the current factional fighting between Hamas and Fatah.

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