Former South Korean 'comfort women' Gil Won-ok (left) and Lee Young-soo, forced to serve the Japanese army as sex slaves during the second world war, shed tears during a weekly rally near the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: EPA

Long-overdue ‘comfort women’ agreement between Japan and South Korea will enhance regional security

Doug Bandow says while the pact will ease tensions between the two US allies, it is unlikely to turn their relationship into a new anti-China axis

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Former South Korean 'comfort women' Gil Won-ok (left) and Lee Young-soo, forced to serve the Japanese army as sex slaves during the second world war, shed tears during a weekly rally near the Japanese embassy in Seoul. Photo: EPA
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