How current Japan-South Korea tensions reflect decades of resentment

How current Japan-South Korea tensions reflect decades of resentment

JUDY WOODRUFF: The two most important U.S. allies in Northeast Asia are engaged now ina damaging economic confrontation, haunted by a long and painful history.Today, that confrontation between Japan and South Korea moved into the national and globalsecurity realm.It was South Korea’s turn today in an increasingly serious feud with Japan.Seoul announced the end of […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 23, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode August 23, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening.I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: tariffs, tweets and turmoil.President Trump’s threats to China send markets tumbling, as the embattled chair of the FederalReserve warns trade tensions could weaken the economy.Then: black skies over Brazil — accusations, international outrage and calls for actionas the Amazon burns.And from anecdote to analysis, getting to […]

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 22, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode August 22, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening.I’m Judy Woodruff.On the “NewsHour” tonight: stopping the flow of secrets.South Korea revokes a key intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, threatening U.S. interestsin North Korea.Then: How much is too much?America braces for a trillion-dollar deficit — what it means for the health of the economy,as spending sinks deeper into the red.Plus: when the […]

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News Wrap: Trump dismisses concerns about North Korea missile tests

News Wrap: Trump dismisses concerns about North Korea missile tests

AMNA NAWAZ: President Trump today dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missiletests, publicly disagreeing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.In Tokyo, the president held a joint press conference without Abe and said he’s not botheredby the actions of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.DONALD TRUMP, President of the United States: I view it as a man, […]

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2019.08.07 12:00 NEWS Headlines

2019.08.07 12:00 NEWS Headlines

Japan tell South Korea the specific product subject to new exportrestrictions this comes less than a week after Japan’s cabinet approved the movesparking anger protests and mass boycotts in South Korea Seoul’s financeminister vows to take preemptive steps to stabilize the country’s financial andforeign exchange markets amid the turmoil sparked by Japan’s exportcontrols on South […]

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