Too Much Rice, the Original sin

Szulc, Tad
January 1977
New Republic;1/29/77, Vol. 176 Issue 5, p20
Discusses the scandal related to the economic aid provided by the U.S. to South Korea. Details on the export of rice to South Korea as part of the economic aid; Information on the secret economic assistance provided by the administration of U.S. President Richard Nixon to South Korea; Background of the secret military agreements between the Pentagon and the South Korean government; Investigation of the Korean bribery scandals by a federal grand jury; View that if the indictments are presented, they are certain to set off a major political scandal; Report that to assure South Korea's military participation in Vietnam, the US paid Seoul $925 million in cash for overseas allowances to members of the two Korean army divisions in Vietnam.


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