Nov. 24 – “Like Japan, South Korea embroiled in textbook battle” (Japan Times)

“A 17-year-old Korean girl tortured to death for opposing Japanese colonial rulers nearly a century ago has become the latest touchstone of the nationalism that is shadowing Asia’s economic rise… Textbooks have become part of the front line in East Asia’s propaganda war as recent administration changes in China, Japan and South Korea see leaders fomenting nationalism to bolster their hold on power.”