South Korea

Japan Votes to Increase Military Capabilities, Move Away from Pacifism

Japan’s parliament has voted to redefine its constitution and shift away from pacifist policies that have defined its military policy for the past seventh years. Japan’s post-World War II Constitution cracked down on the military and engagement overseas. The Japanese Self-Defense Forces had been restricted to humanitarian uses. However, they […]

Ambassador to South Korea Attacked in Seoul

Mark Lippert, America’s ambassador to South Korea, was attacked in Seoul. Lippert was attending a breakfast meeting in the capital when the attack happened. Police confirmed that Kim Ki-Jong was the attacker. He used a paring knife as a weapon. The blade measured at 10 inches long. The attack occured at 5:42 p.m. […]