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South Korean President Made an Unprecedented Visit to Disputed Dokdo Islands

Categories: East Asia, Japan, South Korea, Breaking News, International Relations, Media & Journalism, Politics, War & Conflict

South Korean President, Lee Myung-bak visited Dokdo (or Takeshima in Japanese) islands [1], sparking international media frenzy. Lee would be the first South Korean leader to visit the disputed islands which both South Korea and Japan have a historical claim to. The Dokdo Times blog wrote a post [2] explaining the context, with bit of media criticism.