North Korea

Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula?

By Gunnar Westberg, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War Can Korea be reunited after almost 70 years of complete division between North and South? This is the dream of many in the older generation in both parts of…

2015 Women’s Walk for Peace in Korea

On May 24, 2015, thirty international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will…

2015 women’s walk for peace in Korea

On May 24, 2015, 30 international women peacemakers from around the world will walk with Korean women, north and south, to call for an end to the Korean War and for a new beginning for a reunified Korea. We will…

China urges US to accept North Korea’s latest offer

Beijing wants Washington to seriously consider recent peace overtures from North Korea. Shannon Tiezzi writing for The Diplomat, January 17, 2015, considers that the U.S. should seriously consider offers of dialogue from North Korea in order to bring an end…

Reclaiming Pacifism in East Asia

Today, East Asia stands at the crossroads, not least due to Prime Minister Abe Shinzo’s efforts to accelerate the long-pursued attempts by the Liberal Democratic Party to change Japan’s peace constitution – and more specifically, its Article 9 that renounces…

South Korea – President Park’s unification committee meets

Park Geun-hye’s administration has placed some priority on economic reform in recent weeks, and has shifted focus back to the unification drive with North Korea, an initiative overshadowed by this past April’s ferry tragedy plus some escalation of provocations between…

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…

South Koreans Travel to Hold Meeting with Relatives in the DPRK

Beijing, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) More than 100 South Koreans traveled to Kumgang Mount in Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to meet their families following an agreement reached by governments of the two countries. The reunion of families separated…

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…

Throwing Gas on the Fire in North Korea

Throwing Gas on the Fire in North Korea     The U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis is not over. While tensions seem to have eased in the past few weeks, the situation remains dangerous and potentially volatile. It is in this…

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