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China has sought to cultivate warmer ties with South Korea by exploiting shared historical issues against Japan. With South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the helm in Seoul, that strategy seemed to be succeeding until the Chinese-Russian joint naval drill reignited bad feelings between the two. (Associated Press)

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China has sought to cultivate warmer ties with South Korea by exploiting shared historical issues against Japan. With South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the helm in Seoul, that strategy seemed to be succeeding until the Chinese-Russian joint naval drill reignited bad feelings between the two. (Associated Press)

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Kevin Na, of South Korea, putts during the practice round for the Memorial golf tournament Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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South Korea's national soccer team players carry a national flag during a send-off ceremony to the World Cup in Brazil after a friendly soccer match against Tunisian at World Cup stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. South Korea will play against Belgium, Russia and Algeria in Group H of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Tunisia's Zouhaier Dhaouadi, second from left, celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during a friendly soccer match against South Korea at World Cup stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. South Korea will play against Belgium, Russia and Algeria in Group H of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Soccer fans hold up portraits of South Korean national soccer team players before a friendly soccer match between South Korea and Tunisia at World Cup stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. South Korea will play against Belgium, Russia and Algeria in Group H of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Korea's Koo Jacheol, left, fights for the ball against Tunisia's Stephane Houcine Nater and Aymen Abdennour, right, during their friendly soccer match at World Cup stadium in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. South Korea will play against Belgium, Russia and Algeria in Group H of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)