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NEWS

North Korea Is Again Fired Up

Photo credit: Darwinek North Korea continues to defy United Nations Security Council’s ban from firing ballistic missiles much to the chagrin of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The North had fired off 13 rounds of short- or medium-range launches since May before its latest round late last week. This move has forced Abe to once again condemn Pyongyang for its […]

EDITORIAL

Trump Has A Lot On His Plate!

With no indication towards denuclearisation – a critical issue discussed by both Trump and Kim Jong-un at June’s historic summit in Singapore, it is anybody’s guess whether Trump’s dream will be realized.  At the Singapore summit on 12 June, both men signed a document that included a pledge from North Korea to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons with […]

NEWS

Kim Jong-un Cries Halt

According to press reports, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un told his counterpart President Moon Jae-in of South Korea that he would be prepared to abandon his nuclear weapons if the United States would agree to formally end the Korean War and undertake not to invade his country. The reports also noted that Mr. Kim said he would invite experts and […]

COMMENTARY

Trump Mocks Kim But Plays Nice With Putin

President Donald J. Trump has demonstrated time and again that he doesn’t play nice with people whom he doesn’t care for either in the letter nor the spirit. Now, over the past few years, two leaders who have apparently pissed off the U.S. the most are North Korea’s President Kim Jong Un and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin Trump has berated […]