Han Seung Soo

For Han Seung Soo's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World Nov 27, 2012

Heed history in East Asian territorial disputes

Chinese, South Korean and Japanese diplomats recently took to the podium of the United Nations General Assembly to reassert their countries' positions on the territorial issues surrounding several small islands in the seas of East Asia. But the composed manner in which they delivered their ...

Commentary / World Oct 23, 2008

It's North Korea's choice to make

NEW YORK — When the Republic of Korea was established in 1948, Korea was one of the poorest countries in the world. GDP per capita was $67 in 1953, immediately following the Korean War, and rose to only $79 in 1960. At that time, ...