US-supported Park Chung-hee ruled south Korea from 62-79. He was a Japanese collaborator. The US loved Japanese collaborators for their anticommunism and loyalty to empire. His daughter also became President and was friends with Obama. She's now in jail koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/na…
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What are your thoughts about An Jung-geun? My limited understanding is that he was an important pan-Asianist and fighter against imperialism, but was also very close with the Catholic Church, which seems like a colonial influence
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Replying to @nonsexualmma
Catholicism in Korea fwiw definitely allowed Koreans to maintain their traditions and confucian/buddhist rituals

Dec 3, 2021 · 10:16 PM UTC

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