As Biden visits, US wants SKorea-Japan unity on China, but history poisons neighbors' ties

  • by: FOSTER KLUG , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 2, 2013 - 9:45 AM

SEOUL, South Korea — When South Korean fans at a soccer game against Japan unfurled two massive banners honoring men considered national heroes for battling Japanese invaders, organizers took them down, Tokyo grumbled — and South Koreans cheered yet another sign of defiance against their former colonizer.

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