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Dennis P. Halpin
Dennis P. Halpin, a former Foreign Service Officer and senior Congressional staff, is a consultant on Asian issues.
Leftist students climbing over a fence and trying to occupy the residence of the American Ambassador in Seoul, while chanting anti-American, pro-North Korean slogans, is nothing new.
This is what happened again in Seoul in October when what the Korea Herald described as “a progressive civic group” of students went over the wall. There were as many as 19 involved and Seoul police reportedly issued arrest warrants for nine.