History Stories
How Japan Took Control of Korea
February 27, 2018

Between 1910 and 1945, Japan worked to wipe out Korean culture, language and history. Read More

The Brutal History of Japan’s ‘Comfort Women’
February 20, 2018

Between 1932 and 1945, Japan forced women from Korea, China and other occupied countries to become military prostitutes. Read More

A Divided Germany Came Together for the Olympics Decades Before Korea Did
February 12, 2018

The joint team was a short-lived but powerful symbol of East and West Germany’s common roots. Read More

The Terrorist Attack That Failed to Derail the 1988 Seoul Olympics
February 9, 2018

After North Korea’s bizarre bid to co-host the 1988 Olympics, it tried to disrupt them with a bomb. Read More

Why Are North and South Korea Divided?
February 9, 2018

Why Korea was split at the 38th parallel after World War II. Read More

What’s Next for 2018?
December 15, 2017

Our team of historians, experts and thought leaders have come up with lessons of the past to help us understand the future. Read More

What You Need to Know About North Korea & Its Nuclear Program
April 13, 2017

Get a primer on the enigmatic nation and why it's fueling international fears with its aggressive nuclear program. Read More