The Cold War lasted for a total of 45 years. This period of hostility short of open war between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted from 1946 until 1991, according to the National Museum of American History.“A sphere of influence is a metaphorical region of political influences surrounding a country. When a country falls into another's "sphere of influence" that country frequently becomes subsidiary to the more powerful one, operating as a satellite country or de facto colony.” (The Free Dictionary, Sphere of influence). Both the U.S and the USSR where huge super powers in the time of the cold war, but they both had to take extreme measures in order to protect and expand their sphere of influence, This lead to such events as the Berlin
South Korea and North Korea Specialization: Korean Armistice Agreement The conflict between the South and North of Korean peninsula existed even in the 676 A.D. among the three kingdoms of Korea. But, the early transformation from a dynasty to the present ‘Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’ and ‘Republic of Korea’ first started in the year 1890. During that period Korea aka the Joeson dynasty was surrounded by three super powers namely the Qing dynasty, Imperial Russia and the Imperial Japan. With the influence of trade and language, the Qing and the imperial japan had over the Joeson dynasty, the Qing wages a war against Imperial Japan. Between the year 1897 to 1905, Due to the surrounding countries fighting for power, Joeson dynasty
The current relationship between South Korea and North Korea is very similar to how the United States and the Soviet Union were in the Cold War. As the World War II came to an end, so did the Japanese occupation in the Korean peninsula from the Soviet
Ito Hirobumi, Japan’s fourth prime minister, always intended on taking control of Korea to the extent of committing far greater crimes than he had previously committed. He planned ways to destroy Korea’s power in order to enable Japan to take control of the country. To be able to succeed and to take initiative of his schemes, Ito resigned from being a resident general to become part of the Privy Council, which was “the most powerful body of politicians in Japan”. A while later, Ito heard from Katsura Taro, his fellow partner, that the declaration to annex Korea was allowed to be taken into initiative. Consequently, Ito decided to meet up with Vladimir Kokovstov, the Russian Minister of Finance, in Harbin, China, to explain his intentions in Korea and to get Russia’s approval for Japan to annex Korea.
With recent tensions rising between North Korea and the world, it is no surprise that the Japanese citizens are aligning themselves with a nationalist government. Japanese Prime Minister Abe has started to consider revoking the disarmament treaty. Revoking it would let Japan increase spending on the military, which would ultimately result in a much larger and advanced military. Although rearming the Japanese military would improve security in the country, it would only increase the tension, doing damage to not only myself, but future generations of Japanese citizens. A disarmament treaty was put into action by the United States after the surrender of Japan during World War II.
South Korea and North Korea cannot Reunite Korean peninsula had been occupied by Japan from 1910 to 1945 years. In 1945, American exploded atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. After exploding the bomb, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan is surrender, ending World War 2. After World War 2 the Japan was defeated. According to 38 parallel (a circle of latitude in the northern hemisphere, used as the pre-Korean War boundary between South and North Korea), the Korean peninsula was occupied by the Soviet Union in the North and the United States in the South.
The working class of Korea was all forced to use Japanese and work as farmers for the Japanese. When punished, many people died from the harsh beatings3. It was not until the end of World War II that Korea finally claimed independence. During World War II, America moved into Korea in order to accept the surrender of the Japanese troops and thus, finally made Korea an independent country. The causes of the Korean War are due to the political discrepancy, economic disorder, and
After world war 2, Korea was divided into communist North with Kim Il-Sung appointed as the Prime Minister and democratic south with Syng-Man Rhee elected as president in South. This resulted in the formation of two governments of different ideology. Both Rhee and Kim desired to unite Korea. Rhee told Dr. Robert that “North Korea should be recaptured by the force of arms to fulfill the ancient nationality of Korea.” While Kim spoke to Shtykov that he"can 't sleep at night because thinking of the unification of the whole country.” However, due to differences in ideology, reuniting Korea was hard which resulted in military force. Spies were killed when found across the 38th parallel, and many gun-involved
During World War II (WWII) the United States (U.S.) and Russia fought as allies against the Nazis. Following WWII, the relationship between the two countries quickly began to deteriorate. Around 1947 the WWII era ended and a Cold War involving the U.S. and Soviet Russia began. The Marshall Plan was implemented following Soviet aggression in Europe in order to provide aid and relief to an already war-torn nation. The Soviet response to the Marshall Plan became known as the Zhdanov Doctrine.
This was amended and turned into the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan in 1960, which sparked outrage and civil disobedience. The civil obedience of 1960 was massive and was a proof that Japanese were serious about the sovereignty of their country. The resignation of Prime Ministers of Japan is an evidence that democracy was in action in the country and the impact of people was present. When the Security Prime Minister Nobusuke was forced to sign amidst the protests and oppositions against the treaty. Also, In 2006 agreement between Japan and United States governments, it was decided to move MCAS Futenma from Okinawan to Guam, but this decision received little support, and later Hatoyama resigned, stating that he failed to fulfill one of his promises.