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Hither and Yon

Writer calls for bright light, untainted by politics, on comfort women issue

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By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com
WASHINGTON ― Park Yu-Ha, under fire in Korea for writing “Comfort Women of the Empire,” offers what she believes may be a way to reach an understanding with Japan on the whole controversy.
Why not, she suggested in a panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center,  Read More 
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Korea vs. Japan: 70 years after WWII, can we just move on? Apparently not

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By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com
SEOUL — Maybe Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, should have kept his mouth shut.
No matter what he might have said on the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender, he would be the target of intensive criticism. The fact is the Japanese are done with  Read More 
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