North Korea

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… »

28.07.2017

Congressional Opponents of Sanctions As Nuts As Supporters

Congressional Opponents of Sanctions As Nuts As Supporters

By David Swanson Both houses of Congress have now passed big new sanctions bills by veto-proof majorities, in fact with near unanimity. The vote this week in the House of Misrepresentatives was 419–3 on a bill to sanction Russia, Iran, and North Korea as punishment for primarily imaginary crimes, despite… »

05.05.2017

North Korea, the US-UK’s latest target?

North Korea, the US-UK’s latest target?

Paul Rogers 4 May 2017 for openDemocracy Washington and London’s joint military exercises with Seoul raise questions that should be asked in Britain’s election campaign. An attack on a Nato convoy in Kabul on 3 May killed eight civilians and injured at least twenty-five people, including three Americans. »

05.05.2017

What is driving North Korea to nuclear madness?

What is driving North Korea to nuclear madness?

Another cycle of conferences started this week in Vienna to culminate in a conference to review the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in 2020.  States Parties and civil-society organisations have exchanged views in the general debate and in a number of side events.  At an International Peace Bureau event on “NATO,… »

02.05.2017

U.S. to launch yet another provocative Minuteman III ICBM test

U.S. to launch yet another provocative Minuteman III ICBM test

Amidst mounting tensions between the United States and North Korea, and just one week after a test launch of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the U.S. has scheduled another Minuteman III ICBM missile test for Wednesday, May 3, between 12:01 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air… »

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