- The Washington Times - Monday, December 20, 2004

A dispatch on Friday’s Briefing Page inaccurately described Korea’s relationship to China before 1895. Both China and Japan contended for influence over Korea before formally recognizing the nation’s full independence in a treaty in 1895. The dispatch mischaracterized the U.S. role in the establishment of the Republic of Korea in 1948. The southern part of Korea was an American zone of occupation from the end of World War II in 1945 until the founding of the Republic of Korea in 1948.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide