The World: Kim's Revenge

It seemed that Japan and South Korea had the perfect relationship. The Koreans had an economy thirsty for investments, the Japanese had an excess of foreign currency built up by their booming export trade. Over the years Japanese have edged out Americans as Korea's No. 1 investor, with more than $326 million in private investments. Then came the mysterious kidnaping last month in Tokyo of South Korean Opposition Leader Dae Jung Kim. Although Kim was released in Seoul five days after being abducted, many Japanese are convinced that South Korean President Chung Hee...

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