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Bruce Harrison

Bruce Harrison

Bruce Harrison is a freelance journalist based in Seoul. His stories for the web, radio and television can be found at

Posts by Bruce Harrison
June 02, 2017

Former North Korean Diplomat: For Pyongyang, Weapons Will Always Come First

By Bruce Harrison
Thae Yong-ho explains why the Kim regime is so intent on developing missiles and nuclear weapons.

April 25, 2017

Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?

By Bruce Harrison
Pyongyang historically has taken an offensive posture, refusing to "sit with folded arms" when provoked.
March 31, 2017

As Sunken Ferry Is Finally Raised, Documentary Explores What Comes After the Sewol

By Bruce Harrison
A new documentary attempts to uncover the factors behind one of South Korea's greatest tragedies.

March 06, 2017

After Assassination, Malaysia Cuts Back North Korea Ties

By Bruce Harrison
After the Kim Jong-nam assassination, Malaysia's visa-free deal with North Korea looks all but dead.

February 24, 2017

Will Park Geun-hye Face Jail Time for the Choi-Gate Scandal?

By Bruce Harrison
Barring a political deal, Park looks likely to face prosecution if the Constitutional Court upholds her impeachment.

February 17, 2017

The Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam

By Bruce Harrison
Autopsy be damned; it was a "poison" attack.
February 03, 2017

Mattis Pumps up THAAD, But China Likely to Keep ‘Bullying’ Korea

By Bruce Harrison
The U.S. defense secretary reaffirms the THAAD decision, which faces opposition in Beijing and in South Korea itself.

January 26, 2017

South Korea's President Park: Scandal Accusations 'Colossal Lies'

By Bruce Harrison
In her first-ever one-on-one interview with a South Korean journalist, Park Geun-hye dismisses corruption allegations.

January 13, 2017

Ban Ki-moon: South Korea's 'White Knight'?

By Bruce Harrison
The public and political parties' loud support appear to be the driving force behind a potential run for the Blue House.

January 06, 2017

In South Korea Impeachment Trial, Park's Lips Are Sealed

By Bruce Harrison
Park is unlikely to testify at the Constitutional Court proceedings that will decide her political fate.

December 30, 2016

South Korea's Ruling Party Splits

By Bruce Harrison
Does the breakaway party herald South Korea’s new conservatism or simply a cosmetic defection?
December 24, 2016

Time for a Constitutional Change in South Korea?

By Bruce Harrison
In the wake of Park Geun-hye's downfall, some argue the time is right to change the role of the presidency.

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