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Update on the Cheonan

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In Robert Farley
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On March 27, 2010
South Korea has reportedly ruled out a North Korean attack as the cause of the sinking of the Cheonan. Initial speculation that North Korea might have sunk the ship had spooked Wall Street on Friday. Share prices dipped partly on geopolitical concerns, and the won dropped against the dollar. “Given the investigations by government ministries […]

North Korea Nuclear News

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On June 13, 2009
Fox News is reporting this morning that North Korea has declared the existence of its uranium program, and is threatening the weaponize its remaining plutonium. The New York Times confirms the latter, but not the former, and I can’t seem to find the text of the North Korean declaration (although CNN confirms the Fox account). […]

Big Fights on Old Questions

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On November 1, 2008

How important is Gallipoli to Australian identity? A row has erupted between Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd and his Labor predecessor Paul Keating over the importance of Gallipoli, a WWI battle site

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Sunday Deposed Monarch Blogging: Joeson Dynasty

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On November 17, 2007
In the second half of the 14th the rulership of northeast Asia was in a state of flux. The Mongols ruled China as the Yuan Dynasty until 1371, when they were replaced by the Mings and chased back to Mongolia. This had the effect of seriously weakening the rule of the Korean royal house, which […]
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