May 20, 2010 By Stephen Gowans http://gowans.wordpress.com/2010/05/20/the-sinking-of-the-cheonan-another-gulf-of-tonkin-incident/ While the South Korean government announced on May 20 that it has overwhelming evidence that one of its warships was sunk by a torpedo fired by a North Korean submarine, there is, in fact, no direct link between North Korea and the sunken ship. … [Read more...] about (Stephen Gowans) “The sinking of the Cheonan: Another Gulf of Tonkin incident”
On 26 March 2010, South Korean (ROK) naval ship, Cheonan was sunk 1.9 km off the southwest coast of Baengnyeong Island. 46 of the 104 sailors were presumed killed. South Korea claims the ship was sunk due to a torpedo attack from North Korea (DPRK). "The cause of this explosion was not immediately determined, although experts said that an external explosion was likely, as … [Read more...] about The Cheonan incident – what do you make of it?