North Korea

Diplomacy best answer to North Korea’s nuclear test

AFSC: Diplomacy best answer to North Korea’s nuclear test PUBLISHED: JANUARY 7, 2016 The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is deeply troubled by reports that North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test on Jan. 6. As longstanding opponents of nuclear…

On North Korea’s nuclear test

This latest terrifying and dreadful underground nuclear test by North Korea should be a warning to the United States and the other nuclear weapons states, that the longer we continue to modernize and cling to our nuclear arsenals and promote…

All nuclear weapons states must be condenmed, especially the United States and their NATO allies

Regarding the nuclear test by North Korea World without Wars strongly condemns the news on the 6th of January, 2016 of a successful nuclear weapon test carried out by the government of North Korea. This underground test will inevitably lead…

Another nuclear state – “we have to break that cycle”

Dear Reader, Last night, North Korea detonated a nuclear device at a known testing site in the eastern part of the country. In an accompanying statement, the government claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. In response, we already…

North Korea claims fully successful ‘miniaturized hydrogen bomb’ test

North Korea has announced it has successfully tested a miniaturized hydrogen bomb following an “artificial seismic event” that has likely become the country’s fourth known nuclear test. In a “special and important” announcement at noon, North Korean TV claimed that…

North Korea nuclear test: Civil society warns of new nuclear arms race

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) strongly condemns the nuclear test announced by North Korea on 6 January. DPRK justified the alleged hydrogen bomb test as a way to protect their country from a potential attack by the…

North Korea: another nuclear step towards the abyss

The head of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization Lassina Zerbo stated:”Our International Monitoring System detected an unusual seismic event in the Korean Peninsula at latitude 41.27 longitude 129.10.” The location on the map places the epicenter at North Korea’s…

Urging for the Cessation of War and World Peace

“Let peace first be realized in the Korean Peninsula to protect our children”, Ms. Nam Hee Kim, Chairwoman of the IWPG 1,000 Women Representatives join the Peace Agreement Ceremony Seoul, Republic of Korea. On 5 November 2015, the International Women’s Peace…

The hidden side of sanctions against North Korea

The economy of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has suffered through decades of international sanctions -that were intensified after the two nuclear tests of 2006 and 2009-and the imposition of extended controls over its economy and trade by the…

South Korea lowers combat readiness at border with North

South Korea has lowered the high level of war alert it had issued for its forces stationed at the border following recent reduction of dangerously-escalated tensions with the North. “The maximum alert order that had come down to the frontline…

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