Stories by Tim Shorrock

Tim Shorrock is a Washington-based journalist who grew up in Tokyo and Seoul and has been writing about Korea since the 1970s. He posts frequently on Twitter at @TimothyS. subscribe to Tim Shorrock's feed

Posted on: Sep 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The secret backstory to the U.S.-North Korea standoff.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017, Source: The Washington Post

By outsourcing key intelligence work, the government has made classified material more vulnerable.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

Asia considers how to defend itself when the U.S. becomes not an ally, but a business acquaintance.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: In These Times

The strikes pose one of the biggest crises in South Korean labor since the 1980s.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: Salon

Private companies are getting rich examining your private information for the government. Here's who they are.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2013, Source: Salon

America’s current policy toward North Korea is an utter failure -- here's how we got here.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2008, Source: CorpWatch

The global titans may be buying a premiere supplier for the intelligence community.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2008, Source: CorpWatch

Steven Cambone, an advocate of torture who was briefly sought for war crimes by German prosecutors, is raking it in.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2007, Source: CorpWatch

The Bush administration is launching a new government agency that will rely heavily on private security contractors to conduct surveillance in the U.S.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2006, Source: The Nation

How the telephone company listens in on your calls and what they tell the government.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2003, Source: The Nation

Comparing Iraq 2003 to Japan 1945 is a distortion of history.