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10 Things You May Not Know About Douglas MacArthur

Explore 10 surprising facts about the controversial five-star American general who fought in two World Wars and Korea.

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8 Things You Should Know About the Korean War

On the 60th anniversary of the Korean War’s conclusion, get the facts on this perpetually overshadowed Cold War clash.

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What You Need to Know About North Korea

Get a primer on the enigmatic nation and why it’s causing a global crisis.

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Life and Death of Kim Jong Il: Slideshow

Kim Jong Il, the notorious leader who controlled North Korea for 17 years, died Saturday, the country’s state-run media has announced.

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Obama Fires McChrystal: Echoes of Truman-MacArthur?

In the wake of General Stanley McChrystal’s dismissal, comparisons have been made to Truman’s 1951 removal of Gen. MacArthur as commander of U.S. forces in Korea.