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Lighter touch to the Korean issue needed

What to do about North Korea, how to penetrate the untruths, what to propose that will lead to the best scenario of North and South Korea integration, the release from any need of occupying troops from foreign soils, and the dismantling of the nuclear weapons programmes of all sides - the US with close to 1000 strategic nuclear warheads at launch-ready status - those of North Korea, a not-so mere handful? O ...

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North Korea – Rodman proves them wrong!

 They said he wouldn’t be able to form a core group of basketball players to accompany him on his North Korea tour but Dennis Rodman proved them wrong again... he told the press January 6, 2013, that a game he and other former National Basketball Association players are planning in North Korea will be a "birthday present" for one of their most well known fans, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un. To recap: Rodma ...

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Embarassment for Cameron as former Defence Secretary pours scorn on nuclear claims

In this Press Release from the UK's Scottish Nationalist Party Michael Portillo (former Conservative Defence Secretary) and Bill Kidd (Member of the Scottish Parliament) respond to UK Prime Minister’s statements in Scotland on nuclear deterrence. David Cameron was facing derision today after a former Tory Defence Secretary poured scorn on his claims that the threat of North Korea justified paying up to £100 ...

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Korean peninsula crisis has ‘gone too far’, warns UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the current crisis on the Korean peninsula “has already gone too far,” following an announcement by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to restart its Yongbyon nuclear reactor. “I am deeply troubled. As Secretary-General, it is my duty to prevent war and to pursue peace. It is also my responsibility to state that the current crisis has already gone t ...

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North Korea’s declared State of War: Rhetoric or Madness?

Here we publish the press realease from the international organisation, World without Wars and Violence: Regarding the situation in the Korean Peninsula and the policy of nuclear deterrence Members of World without Wars and Violence are extremely concerned about the escalating tension in the Korean Peninsula. US provocation The “state of war” declared by North Korea may be nothing more than rhetoric for dom ...

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Nuclear sabre-rattling in North East Asia: Can Godzilla be tamed?

Godzilla, a giant monster mutated by nuclear radiation, first appears in a 1954 Japanese science fiction movie by the same name, ravaging Japan in a symbolic warning about the risks of nuclear weapons. For a couple of decades Godzilla was very popular, appearing in more than 28 films as well as many video games, novels, comic books, and a television series. Then, as a fragile détente developed in the region ...

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China calls for calm after North Korea threats

China has called for “calm and restraint” after North Korea reacted to a new series of UN sanctions with vows of a nuclear strike and cancellation of peace deals with South Korea. “China calls on relevant parties to exercise calm and restraint, and avoid actions that might further escalate tensions,” said Hua Chunying, the spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, on Friday. She further expressed concern ...

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Obama – Nobel Peace Prize 2009: “We will maintain the best military the world has ever known”

Being the President of the USA can’t be an easy job; being a president from an ethnic minority, someone from a community that has a long experience of poverty, violence and discrimination, must be even harder.  On one hand in order to succeed in xenophobic US politics you have to be heartless in your dealings with foreigners and show this to everyone in Washington, on the other hand as a human being with th ...

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North Korea 3 vs USA 1,054 nuclear tests

North Korea (DPRK) has conducted three explosive nuclear tests, compared to the United States’ 1,054! That North Korea is continuing with its nuclear weapons programme, which is clearly and understandably denounced by the UN, meaning by all the nations undersigning the UN charter, tells of North Korea’s situation of desperation and fear. The Working Group for Peace and Demilitarization in Asia and the Pacif ...

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North Korean nuclear test raises concerns on humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) strongly condemns the nuclear weapon test carried out today by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), raising concerns that it brings the potential use of nuclear weapons closer. “As the existing nuclear weapon possessors still argue that their nuclear arsenals are essential for their own security, they only increase incentives for prol ...

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