Thursday, December 1, 2022

Tag: North Korea

North Korea’s real threat

North Korea’s greatest liability is something that it currently views as an asset: its radical isolation.

Working with North Korean defectors

People for Successful Corean Reunification (PSCORE) is a non-governmental organization based in Seoul that advocates for the reunification of the Korean Peninsula...

The problem of sanctions against North Korea

Economic sanctions have demonstrably failed to change North Korean behavior. So, when is the world going to try something new?

The climate crisis and Korea

By setting aside their myriad differences, North and South Korea can show the rest of the world that addressing the climate emergency must take precedence over all other disagreements.

The politics of American protest, with a North Korean twist

The right wing has attacked Gwen Berry for her Olympic trial protest. A North Korean defector has joined that chorus.

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.”

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The renewable energy transition is failing

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‘Love wins again’: Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage

"Today we celebrate this win, tomorrow we continue to fight for the justice and equity that every American deserves."

175 nations start negotiations for legally binding international treaty on plastic pollution

Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.