Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Threats Is The Order Of The Day On The Korean Peninsula

S. Korean President Faces Conflicting Pressures As He Toughens N. Korea Response -- Washington Post

SEOUL - The latest provocations from North Korea and the resulting rightward swing in South Korean public opinion have transformed South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's strategy for dealing with the peninsula's troublemaker. The old method: Act with caution. The new method: Get tough.

Lee's shift in thinking has prompted modest but growing concern in the Obama administration, where officials worry that an overly aggressive South Korea could become a liability in its own right.

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More News On The Tensions On The Korean Peninsula

South Korea Leader Sends North a Message -- New York Times
South Korea's Lee says unity vital to counter North -- Yahoo News/Reuters
Today in unverifiable North Korea news -- Foreign Policy
South Korean president ramps up aggressive stance towards North -- The Telegraph
N.Korean troops' new uniform alarms S.Korea -- AFP
North Korean soldiers boast of Yeonpyeong Island attack -- L.A. Times
South Korea, China defense chiefs to meet -- UPI
Report: S. Korean, Chinese defense ministers to meet next year -- CNN
What’s wrong with Seoul-Beijing ties? -- Korea Times
What's North Korea's next move? Perhaps a nuclear weapons test. -- Christian Science Monitor
Visitors See North Korea Still Stunted by Its Isolation -- New York Times
Analysts: NKorean provocations to increase in 2011 -- Yahoo News/AP

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