Gregory Elich

The U.S. Military’s Toxic Legacy in Korea

By Gregory Elich | September 12, 2016 Originally published in ZoominKorea. By this time next year, the Yongsan Army Garrison in Seoul will be in

THAAD Comes to Korea, But at What Cost?

Gregory Elich | August 20, 2016 Previously published in Counterpunch. The recent announcement that South Korea had agreed to deployment of a Terminal High Altitude

US Plans for North Korea Threaten International Security

By Gregory Elich | February 20, 2016 Originally published in Counterpunch. Relations with North Korea are once again in crisis mode. North Korea, we are

Union-Led Popular Protests Push to Oust South Korean President

By Hyun Lee and Gregory Elich | December 8, 2015 Originally published in Labor Notes Massive protests have rocked South Korea’s capital city of Seoul

Fightback in Korea

By Gregory Elich | November 12, 2015 Originally published in Counterpunch. In a climate of increasing repression, the Park Geun-hye government in South Korea is

The US-ROK Military Alliance: South Korea Caught in NATO’s Web

By Gregory Elich* | February 25, 2015 [Originally published in Global Research, February 16, 2015] In recent years, the nature of the U.S.-South Korean military

“Today Is the Day Democracy Is Murdered”:
Wave of Repression Sweeps South Korea

By Gregory Elich* | January 5, 2015 [Originally Published in MRZINE, December 29, 2014] On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating

Korean Conspiracy Trial
 The Fate of Democracy

By GREGORY ELICH | January 9, 2014 [Originally published in Counterpunch, December 25, 2013] It made worldwide news when Lee Seok-ki, representative in the South

What’s Annoying the North Koreans?

[Originally published in Counterpunch, April 9, 2013] President Obama visited the South Korean side of the DMZ in March 2012.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages) Relations between the United