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Importance of Modern Anti-Americanism on the U.S.-ROK alliance

Now ROK perceptions of the United States and the U.S.-ROK alliance are strongly positive, but as the history has shown, this can easily change. Wide varieties of incidents in the past have provoked rampant anti-Americanism, and it is unlikely that … Continue reading

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The effect of human rights concerns on U.S.-East Asia relations

Human rights are a major area of contention in relations between the United States and East Asia.  At times, there is conflict because of different cultural perceptions of human rights, and other times there is conflict due to perceived American … Continue reading

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Anti-Americanism and Korean perceptions of the US Military

According to a 2013 poll by the Pew Research Center, 78% of South Koreans had a favorable view of the United States. [i]  However there are deep roots of anti-American sentiment in the ROK.  In a 2002 survey 44% of … Continue reading

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Anti-Americanism in South Korea: Why one of our closest allies has mixed feelings

Roots of Anti-American Sentiment             In a 2011 BBC poll on countries perceptions of the United States’ influence in the world only 36 percent of South Koreans found that it was a positive influence, and 32 percent found that it … Continue reading

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