June 02, 2021
South Korea Erupts in Outrage Over Tokyo Olympics Map
By Mitch Shin
The South Korean government and activists alike expressed deep regret toward a map marking disputed islets as Japanese territory.
September 04, 2012
South Korea's Irresponsible Diplomacy With Japan
President Lee’s island visit was uncalled for given Japan’s repeated apologies over its past.
August 28, 2012
China's Restrained Nationalism
Chinese leaders have displayed more self-control when it comes to sovereignty issues than their counterparts in Asia.
August 13, 2012
ROK Midfielder Adds to Island Dispute With Japan
Park Jong-woo holding a banner stating “Dokdo is our land” brings football into a tense international dispute.
August 17, 2011
Why Dokdo Matters to Korea
The dispute over Dokdo/Takeshima is about more than geography for South Koreans. It’s about national identity.
August 02, 2011
Dokdo Row Flares Again
An ongoing territorial row between Japan and South Korea over the Dokdo/Takeshima islets heats up again.
January 19, 2011
Islands as Pressure Points
A range of competing interests complicates island territorial disputes between Japan, China and South Korea.
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