North Korea

03.10.2017

What’s North Korea Afraid of?

What’s North Korea Afraid of?

By David Swanson “Peace” clubs in U.S. schools are likely to teach that a local bully is afraid and in need of help. They are much less likely to teach that about entities involved in the actual subject of peace (meaning the absence of war), such as — to take… »

28.09.2017

Lessons from North Korea: Global and Total Nuclear Disarmament.

Lessons from North Korea: Global and Total Nuclear Disarmament.

It is difficult to imagine that a terrorist act could happen when I or someone dear to me is moving along a busy street, or visiting a religious or tourist site. It is difficult to imagine the intentional killing of human beings. It is hard to imagine that a nuclear… »

28.09.2017

Corbyn calls for ‘dialogue and negotiations’ in response to US-North Korea nuclear crisis

Corbyn calls for ‘dialogue and negotiations’ in response to US-North Korea nuclear crisis

For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 2:45pm Organization Profile: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament Contact: enquiries@cnduk.org Corbyn Calls For ‘Dialogue and Negotiations’ in Response to US-North Korea Nuclear Crisis WASHINGTON – Kate Hudson, CND general secretary, said: “Jeremy Corbyn is right to call… »

25.09.2017

Humanity sadly lacking in both Koreas

Humanity sadly lacking in both Koreas

In 1905, Japan made Korea its protectorate. Under the Japanese, Koreans were deprived of land and food, forced into labor, forbidden to publish newspapers, required to adopt Japanese names and worship Shinto shrines, victimized by medical experiments, bullied in school, insulted, raped, tortured and killed. Some Koreans rebelled. Thousands traveled… »

07.09.2017

Determined diplomacy is the only option for de-escalation on the Korean Peninsula

Determined diplomacy is the only option for de-escalation on the Korean Peninsula

We republish here the press statement released by Pax Christi. Pax Christi International shares the deep concerns of the global community over the crisis between North Korea and the United States[1].   Tensions have intensified with yet another nuclear test of North Korea met by… »

04.09.2017

We Condemn North Korea for Its Nuclear Test

We Condemn North Korea for Its Nuclear Test

Yesterday, North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) conducted its 6th nuclear test.  This is a serious challenge to the international community, threatening peace and security of the world and the region.  We firmly condemn this outrageous act, which blatantly tramples upon the aspiration of the people of the A-bombed… »

02.09.2017

Lessons from the North Korea crisis: Nuclear weapons cause war even when not used

Lessons from the North Korea crisis: Nuclear weapons cause war even when not used

By Gunnar Westberg The author has been twice to North Korea and maintains contacts with physicians in the North Korean branch of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War in that country. ”If your country continues to develop nuclear weapons, you will be attacked, maybe with nuclear weapons”. This… »

01.09.2017

Jimmy Carter and the US-North Korean Treaty Halting North Korea’s Development of Nuclear Weapons

Jimmy Carter and the US-North Korean Treaty Halting North Korea’s Development of Nuclear Weapons

By William James Martin, Very little, almost nothing has been mentioned in the press or on TV about Jimmy Carter and his negotiation resulting in an agreement by the North Koreans, in 1994, to halt its nuclear weapons program and to put its facilities under international inspection – an agreement… »

12.08.2017

Don’t Let Our “Hair-Trigger President” Start a Nuclear War

Don’t Let Our “Hair-Trigger President” Start a Nuclear War

President Donald Trump threatened nuclear war this week, just six months into his presidency. Speaking from his luxury golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump warned: “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has… »

11.08.2017

Elected Officials Condemn Trump’s Nuclear Threats Against North Korea

Elected Officials Condemn Trump’s Nuclear Threats Against North Korea

President Trump on Thursday ramped up his threats of hitting North Korea with “fire and fury.” In a letter delivered to the State Department Thursday, 62 House Democrats called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to de-escalate tensions, calling Trump’s words “belligerent” and “reckless.” Elsewhere, a group of Korean-American elected… »

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