'The younger Kim is only 27 years old and is apparently fond of shooting things, having majored artillery in Kim Il-Sung University.'
May 25, 2010 9:14 AM Subscribe
On March 26, 2010, the ROKS Cheonan, a South Korean navy ship, exploded and sunk
, killing at least forty sailors. On May 19, an international investigation team concluded that a North Korean torpedo sunk the Cheonan.
What does this mean for the Koreas and the world? It's not clear, but Ask a Korean
provides a brief, yet historically contextualized dossier
on this issue.
Previously: North Korean expert (and former North Korean) Joo Seong-Ha's column
on responding to the sinking, written before the investigation was completed.