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The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History
February 08, 2017

The Korea-Japan 'Comfort Women' Failure: A Question of History

By Joseph Yi
South Korea does not allow for any nuance in its discussions of this particular historical issue.
Japan Scores Tragic Own Goal with UNESCO Stance
October 21, 2016

Japan Scores Tragic Own Goal with UNESCO Stance

By Edward Vickers
Tokyo’s position is damaging its international reputation and playing into China’s hands.

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?
September 06, 2016

South Korea-Japan Comfort Women Agreement: Where Do We Go From Here?

By Benjamin Lee
Domestic opposition to the deal in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.

'Comfort Women' Activism in the US
June 22, 2016

'Comfort Women' Activism in the US

By Jeonghyun Kim
How, and why, activists and artists seek to tell the story of wartime sexual slavery to an American audience.

6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement
May 11, 2016

6 Months Later: The 'Comfort Women' Agreement

By Prakash Panneerselvam and Sandhya Puthanveedu
Lacking formal implementation and combined with changing political tides, the comfort women issue will drag on.
Will Taiwan's 'Comfort Women' Get an Apology From Japan?
March 04, 2016

Will Taiwan's 'Comfort Women' Get an Apology From Japan?

By Mina Pollmann
After reaching a deal with South Korea over the "comfort women" issue, will Japan ignore Taiwanese victims?

China, Taiwan Apply Pressure to Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Issue
January 06, 2016

China, Taiwan Apply Pressure to Japan Over 'Comfort Women' Issue

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing and Taipei respond to Japan's agreement with South Korea over World War II sex slaves.
South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan
December 30, 2015

South Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’ Reject Deal With Japan

By Shannon Tiezzi
Critics reject the landmark deal as political expediency that does not adequately address the victims' concerns.

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'
December 28, 2015

Japan, South Korea Reach Agreement on 'Comfort Women'

By Yuki Tatsumi
The agreement could provide a long-awaited breakthrough in Japan-Korea ties.

'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks
November 03, 2015

'Comfort Women' Issue Dominates Rare Japan-Korea Bilateral Talks

By Mina Pollmann
South Korea's president wants to reach a final solution by the end of 2015.

The US-Korea Summit, Take Two: What Park and Obama Should Talk About
October 13, 2015

The US-Korea Summit, Take Two: What Park and Obama Should Talk About

By Jung-Yeop Woo and Eileen Block
How South Korea can put its partnership with the United States on the right track.
Hope and History: Shinzo Abe's Speech to Congress
April 30, 2015

Hope and History: Shinzo Abe's Speech to Congress

By Shannon Tiezzi
The Japanese prime minster's anticipated speech to a joint session of the U.S. Congress.

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