Daily Memo: Frictions Return Between Japan and South Korea

And Israel moved around air defenses in response to Iranian threats.

Tokyo and Seoul are at it again. The endless dispute between Seoul and Tokyo over wartime atrocities is flaring up again. On Friday, a South Korean court ordered Japan to pay out new reparations to a dozen former so-called comfort women, or victims of Japanese wartime sexual slavery. This comes amid an ongoing legal process […]

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