Your very enlightening article on North Korea (spring 2010) taken in conjunction with James Bradley’s recent book The Imperial Cruise delineating T. Roosevelt’s seemingly heartless, self-interested duplicity concerning the Japanese takeover of Korea certainly shed light on the politics of this area and the responsibility of our nation therein.
Phillip Westra ’70
N. Miami Beach, Fla.
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