South Korea’s top spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, said last week that it is difficult to pinpoint the blame for the Cheonan sinking. ABSTRACT. This paper revisits the sinking of a South Korean naval ship called the Cheonan in March , which profoundly undermined the. President Lee Myung-bak told military intelligence confirms sinking of navy corvette by North Korean submarine.

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On 8 Maya former senior presidential secretary who served under Roh Moo-hyun, Park Seon-won, [] was charged with libel by South Korea’s Defense Minister, Kim Tae-young, over comments he made during a 22 April interview on MBC radio asking for greater disclosure from the military and government.

Retrieved 29 March South Korean navy ship sinks”.

The entire episode is totally implausible. This explains why cheojan South Korean naval diver killed during the salvage operation was working a long way from the site of the sunken Cheonan — the so sinkign ‘third buoy’ theory. Archived from the original PDF on 9 March Prosecutors then questioned Shin Sang-cheol, who served on the panel that investigated the incident and also runs Seoprise, over his assertion that Cheonan sank in an accident [74] and that the evidence linking the North to the torpedo was tampered with.

North Korea: ‘No apology’ for S Korea Cheonan sinking

Archived from the original on 6 Sinjing Retrieved 20 May According to Timethe report assessed in detail ten possible alternative scenarios, with extensive discussion and explanation of why those ten were not possible. South Korea’s military says that military intelligence gathered with the United States shows that a torpedo fired from a North Korean submarine sank its navy ship Cheonan last month. Retrieved 31 March Retrieved 27 March Army War College; retrieved 26 Nov Australians to join probe into S.


Korea divided — Prelude to war The North Korean vessels returned to port on 28 March Some relatives stated that survivors had claimed that the Cheonan had been in a poor state of repair.

Archived from the original on 26 May sknking On 24 MaySouth Korea announced it would stop nearly all its trade with Sinkin Korea as a result of the official report blaming North Korea for the sinking.

The military’s intelligence arm sent the report of “certain” North Korean involvement to the presidential Blue House soon after the incident, Yonhap quoted chelnan high-ranking military source as saying. An sinkinb, though similar, torpedo schematic had by mistake been shown at the televised RIG briefing for einking with the recovered parts. Archived copy as title All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with sinkig dead external links CS1 uses Korean-language script ko CS1 Korean-language sources ko Pages with citations lacking titles Pages with citations having bare URLs Articles with dead external links from June Webarchive template wayback links Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles containing Korean-language text Coordinates on Wikidata Use dmy dates from March This theory, circulating in early May, took a direct hit when the Columbia showed up at its home port of Hawaii cheonaan few days later.

During talks between the American and Chinese governments in late MayChinese officials were reported by Yoichi Shimatsua commentator for the Chinese state-run CCTV-9to have claimed that the sinking of Cheonan had been as a result of an American rising minewhich was moored to the seabed and propels itself into a ship detected by sound or magnetics, planted during anti-submarine exercises that were conducted by the South Korean and US navies shortly before the sinking.

Retrieved 31 July North Korea nuclear threat. It also accused the United States of joining South Korea in putting “China into an awkward position and keep hold on Japan and South Korea as its servants.


Archived from the original on 4 February Retrieved 26 November Cheonam weeks after the enquiry Japan duly caved in to US pressure on the issue.

North Korean torpedo sank Cheonan, South Korea military source claims

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Criticism Over Sinking of Korean Ship”. Wikinews has related news: Park Seon-won’s response to the charge was: Near the end of May a team of Russian Navy submarine and torpedo experts visited South Korea to conduct an assessment of the South Korean led investigation. Divided among multiple claimants.

Film raises questions about Cheonan sinking”. As sinkingg of the propaganda broadcasts, South Korea reinstalled loudspeakers at eleven places along the DMZ. In which case, the Cheonan was most likely sunk by a North Korean torpedo, but fired from a South Korean sub.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms sunking Use and Privacy Policy. In announcements made soon after the sinking, the government said that any draft presented by South Korea would explicitly state that North Korea was responsible for the incident, but by early July, the language had been reduced to only referring to “those responsible,” in response to concerns from Russia.

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They see Seoul as unlikely to make aggressive moves that would escalate into armed conflict and harm the export-driven economies of north Asia, which is responsible for about one-sixth of the global economy.

Discourse over the events leading to the sinking of Cheonan was tightly controlled by the South Korean government in the sinikng after the incident. Archived from the original on 22 May