Korean Tragedies

Feffer, John
May 2009
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/29/2009, p2
A reprint of the article "Korean Tragedies," by John Feffer, which appeared in an issue of "Asia Chronicle" is presented. The author talks about the tragedies in Korea as of May 2009 involving the second nuclear test of North Korea and the suicide of former South Korean President Roh Moo-Hyun. In the author's opinion, both incidents were predictable and adds that North Korea was motivated to prove to the public that it possesses a credible nuclear program. He states that Roh committed suicide after learning that his family accepted bribes.


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