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The Korean War, 60 years on : Strategic, political, and normative consequences

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Title The Korean War, 60 years on
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Strategic, political, and normative consequences

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[Seoul]:Seoul National University(Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies)

Date 2014
Journal Title; Vol./Issue Seoul Journal of Korean Studies:vol. 24(no. 1)
Pages 15
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
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Subject Government and Law < National security
Government and Law < International Politics
Holding Seoul National University

Abstract

Scholars of the Korean War have referred to that devastating conflict as The Unknown War, or The Forgotten War - a status they rightly reject not least because of its disastrous outcomes in b,lood and treasure and its powerful, often negative, legacies. Over time, we have come to understand better the Korean conflict's importance not only for the Korean peninsula, but also for the East Asian region and global politics more generally. William Stueck has termed that war, "a seminal event of the early Cold War." But, in fact, those three years' of fighting, together with its immediate aftermath, have had serious and long-lasting consequences that take us well beyond the early Cold War period. This paper aims to reflect on the Korean War, sixty years after its start, by focusing on five main factors of a strategic, political, and normative kind, that have been of lasting significance.

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This paper was first presented as the Keynote Address at the workshop "The Actors: The Korean War, Sixty Years after the Outbreak" organized by the Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies, Seoul National University, on 13 and 14 May 2010.