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  1. Feb 2021
    1. demilitarization and peace
    2. heroic struggle for the globalization of liberal freedoms
    3. military hegemony as moral hegemony
    4. yellow peril
    5. model minority
    6. a permanently abjected enemy whose depravity eclipses and necessitates the domestic and international brutalities of the U.S. world order
    7. emergence of the contemporary liberal republic in South Korea (itself the imperfect achievement of decades of protracted working-class struggle) is retroactively presented as proof of how the U.S. “saved” Korea
    8. “just war.”
    9. “forgotten war,”
    10. narratives of the pandemic
    11. paragon of technocratic governance, a liberal-democratic foil in villainizing narratives of China, and a stage for classic Orientalist bloviations on Eastern collectivity and automatism versus Western individualism and indomitability