User Profile: Yoonsik Park
This user has submitted 11 translations to Watching America.
The Korean Peninsula may once again fall into a strongman versus strongman confrontational structure. [Read more]
It is quite unfortunate that the White House showed explicit discomfort toward the South Korean government’s proposal for a South-North military dialogue. On July 17, White House press secretary Sean Spicer replied to a request to offer an opinion on the issue by stating that the question should be asked of the South [Read more]
The date for the first presidential summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-In and U.S. President Donald Trump has been set. The two leaders will meet at the White House on June 29 and 30 to discuss topics such as the U.S.-Korean alliance, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and economic cooperation. Especially [Read more]
The White House announced on Jan. 21 that it will “look at all of the trade deals throughout the globe…and in many cases [they] can update [them]” in order to “make sure they continue to benefit America and American workers.” Subject to re-evaluation are the North American Free Trade Agreement and the [Read more]
President Donald Trump, led by “America First” ideas, is showing his far-right and racist colors through the introduction of far-fetched policies. It seems he is dictating his extreme political ideologies inside and outside of his country instead of trying to rationally reorganize order. It is a concern as to [Read more]
It seems that efforts to undermine the North American Free Trade Agreement have already begun. [Read more]
Trump’s foreign policy may be either a threat or an opportunity for us. [Read more]
The United States press criticized the second presidential debate on Oct. 9, describing it as the worst mud slinging – and the dirtiest fight – in presidential election history. It was difficult to find any of the advanced aspects of American democracy the country takes pride in, as each candidate’s attacks on [Read more]
The U.S. presidential election is about 40 days away, and the first one-on-one presidential debate was held on Sept. 26. Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton has been receiving a more positive response. U.S. citizens preferred the calm Clinton over aggressive Republican nominee Donald Trump. No special promises [Read more]
Earning a fortune in the 1950s by investing in oil, the first U.S. millionaire was oil king J. Paul Getty. He was quite frugal.
In July 1973, his 16-year-old grandson was traveling in Italy when he was abducted by the mafia. They demanded a ransom of $3.2 million, around $3.6 million with current inflation rates. [Read more]
The American press is as vulgar as the candidates. [Read more]