Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: North Korea

US news falsely reports that North Korea threatened to nuke US

In case it isn’t clear that U.S. News & World Report is misinforming readers with a ridiculous interpretation.

Spain not satisfied with CIA answers on embassy attack

Burglars sought files of Kim Jong-un adviser.

Trump’s bromance with Kim is gross, but let the love letters...

Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.

The next US-North Korea summit

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are scheduled to meet again. Here are several reasons to be optimistic about next month’s summit.

An unholy alliance: Trump, Putin, Kim Jung-Un, and Mohammed bin Salman

“An alliance which is perceived as unnatural, unusual, or simply undesirable, sometimes between seemingly antagonistic parties.”

How grassroots activists made peace with North Korea possible

The leaders of North and South Korea are meeting in Pyongyang this week to discuss the possibility of a peace treaty to end the decades-long conflict dividing the Korean Peninsula.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 23, 2018

White supremacist barred from Virginia, Trump threatens the Iranian president, corporate Democrats plan a counterrevolution, and more.

The Dictator Dating Game

Three eligible dictators. One president who's wooed strongmen for decades. Who will he choose?!

Trump’s investment in North Korea

What’s important is that Trump is invested in the success of his venture. Because if it fails, he fails. And Donald Trump doesn’t like to fail.

As the North Korean deal crumbles, Donald Trump’s foreign policy looks...

After getting hosed by Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Trump does Putin’s bidding ahead of their Helsinki summit.

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"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

Era of US domination of Latin America coming to an end

As U.S. empire fades, so might the Monroe Doctrine come to an end.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.