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Don Oberdorfer has written a gripping narrative history of Korea's travails and triumphs over the past three decades. The Two Koreas places the tensions. The Two Koreas (paperback). Ever since Korea was first divided at the end of World War II, the tension between its northern and southern halves has riveted,and. An acclaimed history of the Korean Peninsula from World War II to the veteran journalist Don Oberdorfer and Korea expert Robert Carlin.


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The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History by Don Oberdorfer

He stated, "Lately I do not sleep at night, thinking about how to resolve the question the two korean don oberdorfer the unification of the whole country. If the matter of the liberation of the people of the southern portion of Korea and the unification of the country is drawn out, then I can lose the trust of the people of Korea.

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I found particularly interesting the analysis of South Korean's various leaders. Oberdorfer is unsparing in his criticism of the KCIA and its various directors, one of which, Lee Hu Rak, organized the kidnapping of future leader Kim Dae Jung and perhaps only because of the two korean don oberdorfer from the US did not execute him.

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At a time when frivolous sensationalism dominates the media, [The Two Koreas] illustrates the virtues of a life given to honest, independent, inquiring journalism Oberdorfer excels at weaving together the characters and events of the period often ones that he covered as a reporter with more recent interviews with major participants in Washington, Seoul, Pyongyang, Beijing and Tokyo.

He also pays more attention than the two korean don oberdorfer to the work of scholars on Korea.

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What results is not really the history of the two Koreas but of American relations with Korea in the last 25 years. Oberdorfer is often definitive on that subject, deploying information that even specialists do not know.

Oberdorfer is the sort of well-informed and conscientious journalist with a lifetime of experience that academic specialists can learn a lot from, and general readers will find this a lively, interesting, accessible, and satisfying book. It is not quite a contemporary history of the two Koreas there are only a few Korean voices, and large swaths of domestic Korean history are left outbut it is the best history of the past 30 years of American-Korean relations Here the United States would be instantly involved in any new outbreak of violence.

Shortly before the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's founding father died in mid, the wider world and Washington became gravely concerned about the two korean don oberdorfer Red state's nuclear capabilities. Jimmy Carter helped avert a full-blown crisis, however, and Kim's son Kim Jong Ilwho inherited an economy on the rocks, is coping the two korean don oberdorfer best he can with famine and a host of other daunting internal problems.

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