January 26, 2020

Unresolved issues haunt Comfort Women agreement
Survivors of Japanese sex slavery outraged, while experts doubt prospects for Japan-SK rapproachment
Last week’s agreement between South Korea and Japan on compensating survivors of the Comfort Women system has been hailed as a diplomatic triumph, a way to mend Seoul-Tokyo ties while addressing the claims of the surviving victims.Doubts have since emerged as to whether it will succeed in doing either, however.In the aftermath of the deal it has become evident that Seoul did not consult