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  • Tim Shorrock


    Tim Shorrock (b.1951, U.S.) is a Washington-based journalist. He grew up in Japan and South Korea, where his parents worked as missionaries and relief workers. He is well-known in South Korea for revealing, in 1996, the secret background role played by the Carter administration in the Korean military’s violent suppression of the Gwangju uprising in 1980. For the past 20 years he has been a correspondent for The Nation on national security and East Asia and since 2017 has been closely covering the Korea peace process involving the United States and the two Koreas. In Korea, he has written extensively for The Korea Center for Investigative Journalism/Newstapa. Over the years, his work has been featured in The New York Times, Salon, The Progressive, The Washington Post, and Inter Press Service. In 2015, he was named honorary citizen of the city of Gwangju. Visit his blog: http://timshorrock.com/