Bradley James, commander of the US Marine Corps in South Korea (left) attends a ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Korean war at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, on 27 October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Bradley James, commander of the US Marine Corps in South Korea (left) attends a ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Korean war at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, on 27 October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
North Korea

How China’s take on the Korean war could strain ties with Seoul

  • The conflict took place more than six decades ago but Beijing is invoking its spirit as it faces a growing rivalry with Washington
  • Its view of how the war started is at odds with South Korea’s, causing friction with between the neighbours

Topic |   North Korea
Bradley James, commander of the US Marine Corps in South Korea (left) attends a ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Korean war at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, on 27 October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
Bradley James, commander of the US Marine Corps in South Korea (left) attends a ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Korean war at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, on 27 October 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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