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Assailant of US Ambassador to South Korea has History of Political Violence

Police in Seoul are still investigating the motive behind the knife attack that wounded the U.S. ambassador to South Korea early Thursday morning. Police say the assailant is a South Korean who assaulted the Japanese ambassador to the country five years ago. U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed on his face with a knife Thursday morning while attending a forum on Korean reconciliation near the U.S. embassy. Yoon Myung-sung, the police chief of Seoul’s Jongno district,...

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