NKIDP e-Dossier No. 9 featured in South Korean Press

Jun 25, 2012

The release of NKIDP e-Dossier no. 9, Zhou Enlai and China's Response to the Korean War,” was reportedly widely upon by the South Korean press, with articles appearing in Yonhap NewsKorea Times, Arirang News, Chosun Daily, Segye Daily, Kukmin Daily, YTN News, Donga Daily, Maeil Finance, and Hankook Daily.

A complete list of media coverage follows:

China's role in Korean War more active than previously known: data (Yonhap News)
Analysis of Zhou Enlai’s Manuscripts completed by the North Korea International Documentation Project demonstrates China’s deep involvement in the Korean War even before it decided to dispatch troops. This story also ran in Korea Times and Arirang News.

China advised North Korea following Battle of Incheon on withdrawal strategies (Yonhap News) (Korean)
NKIDP Project Coordinator James Person commented that Zhou Enlai’s Manuscripts show that China had a more active role in the Korean War than was previously known, even advising North Korea on military strategies prior to dispatching troops in October 1950.

Zhou Enlai, Prime Minister of China during the Korean War, advised Kim Il Sung on strategy during Korean War (Chosun Daily) (Korean)
The series of telegrams from Zhou Enlai to Kim Il Sung and Stalin released by the North Korea International Documentation Project includes tactical advice from China to North Korea on winning a “protracted war” and Soviet advice on China’s military assistance to North Korea. This story was also featured in Segye Daily, Kukmin Daily, YTN News, and Donga Daily.

China directly gave fighting instructions to North Korea during the Korean War (Maeil Finance) (Korean)
Documents released by the North Korea International Documentation Project reveal that China advised North Korea on how to turn the Korean War into a “protracted war” and to attack the South Korean military in order to destroy the “puppet regime.” This story was also featured in Kyeongin Daily.

Shocking: China directly gave fighting instructions to North Korea (Hankook Daily) (Korean)
Documents released by NKIDP demonstrate China’s involvement in the Korean War and its close relationship with both the Soviet Union and North Korea leading up to and during the initial stages of the war.