In this new thread I would like to collect articles and views focusing on the relationship between Japan and Korea. I do not intend to reflect exclusively on governmental & political issues, but also on how contemporary Koreans and Japanese view each other. Are both countries' younger generations the key to social, culture and political rapprochement? The most recent events around the publishing of controversial Japanese school textbooks prove how fragile mutual bonds between the two countries still are. Please read the articles posted below.