The era of U.S. imperial intervention, 1945–1953

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US and southern Korea accused of war atrocities: Inquiry uncovers secret of series of attacks by the South on the North
By John Gittings in Hong Kong and Martin Kettle in Washington, in The Guardian (UK), 18 January 2000. The North's invasion of the South in June 1950 must be seen in the context of a steady build-up of hostilities from both sides.
Korea Marks 50-Year Fight For Sovereignty: SWP Leader Condemns U.S. Imperialism's Role In Partition Of Peninsula
By Steve Clark, The Militant, 18 September 1995. Celebrations of the founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on September 9, 1948, are taking on added significance in Korea this year, which marks the 50th anniversary of the liberation of that country in 1945 from decades of brutal and degrading Japanese colonial rule.
Korea, US Show Wide Gap in Assessment of Nogun-ri Case
By Son Key-young Staff Reporter, The Korea Times, 6 December 2000. What caused the killing of Korean refugees by U.S. troops during the Korean; compensation issue. Hundreds of Korean civilians dead at a hamlet of Nogun-ri on July 20, 1950.
Korean massacre survivors denounce US report
The Straits Times, 13 January 2001. Americans need to be frank about past wrong doings, say survivors of the killing of refugees by US soldiers at No Gun Ri during the Korean War.
Protests, commemorations mark 50th anniversary of Korean invasion
CNN, 25 June 2000. While protesters in South Korea called for removal of lingering U.S. troops, U.S. leaders joined Sunday with Korean War veterans in Washington to mark the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the conflict in 1950.