To new readers, this is part four in a running debate between me and Van Jackson of Georgetown. Van (we are friends) originally argued that the group of countries pushing back on China in the South China Sea (SCS) could use South Korea’s extra weight. Show More Summary
On July 27, 2015 the Democratic People's Republic of Korea celebrated the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement which ended the Korean War of 1950-1953.
Read Kissinger. He will never recount an example where China turned its back on an ally during times of strife -- not even North Korea when they deserved it. So expect no Chinese retreat from supporting their beleaguered middle class and the recently perturbed urban elite as their home stock markets swoon. Show More Summary
Anti-American hostility is growing inside of isolated North Korea
North Korea opened the reconstructed Sinchon Museum yesterday with a huge ceremony marking the 62nd anniversary of the “Korean people’s victory in the Fatherland Liberation War,” or as we call it, the Korean War. The museum is more a showcase of North Korean propaganda around the so-called Sinchon Massacre than it is a real war museum. Read more...
There was no peace treaty at the end of the war between the Koreas. Instead, on July 27, 1953, an armistice signed by the U.S., China and North and South Korea brought the Korean War to a close. But for North Korea, the conflict, known...Show More Summary
This should go well...
North Korea officially warned the United States that if there were another war on the Korean Peninsula, no Americans would be left alive to sign a surrender document. In addition, while celebrating the anniversary of the Korean War that...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - The recent nuclear deal with Iran showed that the United States can be flexible with a willing counterpart, including North Korea if it decides it wants talks on its nuclear program, a U.S. envoy said on Monday.
In North Korea, there’s no escaping the Kim family. “Eternal President” Kim Il Sung continues to reign — according to North Korean lore — 21 years after his death. His son, “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il, died in 2011 but lies in state with his father in a huge mausoleum the size of Buckingham Palace […]
It's bad enough that Christians are sending Bibles to Iraqis who are starving and homeless and Hindus who are suffering in a heat wave. Now, a group called The Voice of the Martyrs is doing something even worse to "help" people in North Korea.They're going to drop Bibles in the country via balloons... even though they're fully aware that citizens could be killed for owning one:
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Good morning. I'm Paul Thornton, The Times' letters editor, and it is Saturday, July 25, 2015, exactly half a century after Bob Dylan went electric. Here's a look back at the week in Opinion. Subscribe to the newsletter Munich, North Korea, Nazis, Communists, Chamberlain, Hitler, etc.: Hear these...
The Korean office for Voice of the Martyrs announced at a press conference earlier this week that the Christian missionary organization will be sending Bibles into the southern part of North Korea.
LG has announced its TONE Active Bluetooth headset, which will go on sale in North American and South Korea later this month.
SINGAPORE, July 24 (Reuters) – Singapore-based Senat Shipping said on Friday it had done nothing illegal and that it was unreasonable to be put on a U.S. sanctions list for alleged connection with a blacklisted North Korean shipping company. Show More Summary
He sees her as the best person to promote the "Greatest Dynasty"
The United States imposed sanctions on a Singapore-based shipping firm and its president, alleging they are supporting illicit arms imports into North Korea.
LG has announced that it will commence sales of its Tone Active Bluetooth headset from later this month in North America and Korea. The headset will be available in select countries in Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, Asia and Latin America over the course of the third quarter.