The Korean War, which began 70 years ago today, inflicted unimaginable horrors upon the people of Korea, north and south of the 38th parallel. From carpet-bombing to mass executions, the US and its South Korean allies were responsible for some of the worst atrocities.
Owen Miller is a lecturer in Korean studies at SOAS, University of London. He teaches and researches the history of modern Korea, focusing on social change and capitalist development.
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