TITLE

Lost, Without a Trace

AUTHOR(S)
Takayama, Hideko; Thomas, Evan; Cochrane, Joe
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);2/20/2006 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 147 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article look at the North Korean abduction program that kidnapped hundreds of Japanese and South Koreans in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. The abduction program began as a way to train better North Korean spies. Those kidnapped had to teach North Korean spies how to blend in with Japanese and South Korean culture. The article also examines Japan and North Korea's discussions of normalizing relations.
ACCESSION #
19851628

 

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