December 15, 2012

U.S. Pushing Asia to War

Koohan Paik & Jerry Mander, The Nation

AP Photo

On the small, spectacular island of Jeju, off the southern tip of Korea, indigenous villagers have been putting their bodies in the way of construction of a joint South Korean-US naval base that would be an environmental, cultural and political disaster. If completed, the base would hold more than 7,000 navy personnel, plus twenty warships including US aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines and destroyers carrying the latest Aegis missiles--all aimed at China, only 300 miles away.

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