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Korean author’s bombshell on wartime Japan

“I have a somewhat unique view on relations with Japan,” said author and academic Lee Young-hoon. Given his latest work, that is a masterpiece of understatement. For the vast majority of South Koreans, the 1910-1945 colonization of their country by militarist Japan is a black-and-white story of villainy and victimhood. The darkest period in more […]