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Seoul and Tokyo Stare Each Other Down

Evan Rees
Asia-Pacific Analyst, Stratfor
Jul 18, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
This map shows the theater of the war between Russia and Japan in 1904.

This map shows the theater of the war between Russia and Japan in 1904. By 1910, Japan had annexed Korea, beginning an occupation that would produce lasting enmity between the island nation and the peninsula.

Irked by South Korea's hard line over its imperialist past, Japan is firing an economic shot at its neighbor -- and there's no telling when cooler heads will prevail....

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