Biden Is Reviewing US Policy In North Korea

By Simone Chun, Truthout. -

Since 2018, hundreds of new sanctions targeting the civilian economy have been imposed on the people of North Korea. In 2018 alone, new and existing sanctions caused almost 4,000 preventable [...]

North Korea Speaks Out On US Foreign Policy, Demands Respect

By Paektu Solidarity Alliance, Defend Korea. -

Choe Son Hui, First Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, gave a statement to media on the 17th. The statement said: The United States has tried to [...]

For Peace With North Korea, End The US-South Korea Military Exercises

By Ann Wright, Truthout. -

One of the thorniest foreign policy challenges the Biden administration will need to face is a nuclear-armed North Korea. Talks between the U.S. and North Korea have been stalled since 2019, and [...]

Washington Post ‘Expert’ Linked To Defense Companies Hypes North Korea Missile Threat

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

An alarming report published Monday in the Washington Post claimed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could fire an intercontinental ballistic missile right as Joe Biden is [...]

This Book Turns Everything You Thought You Knew About North Korea Upside Down

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Covert Action Magazine. -

In the United States today, North Korea is the standard reference point for modern-day totalitarianism: a land of darkness that is considered a dangerous security threat because of the [...]

Biden Signals Flexibility On North Korea

By Tim Shorrock, The Nation. -

The friendly interplay last week between Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, and Joe Biden, the incoming president of the United States, signaled subtle but important differences about how [...]

How South Korea’s Intelligence Service Quietly Pushes Peace Talks

By Tim Shorrock, Deep State Blog. -

Tensions between the two Koreas escalated again last month after a South Korean fisheries official, possibly attempting to defect, was shot dead by North Korean army troops after he swam across [...]

What Trump And Biden Get Wrong About North Korea

By Christine Ahn, Global Research. -

But this is a false dichotomy. Meeting or not meeting with the North Korean leader hasn’t been the failure of U.S. policy. And more pressure and sanctions will not convince North Korea to give up [...]

Time To Rethink The US-ROK Alliance

By John Feffer,  Foreign Policy In Focus. -

Perhaps it’s time for South Korea, then, to assert more independence and become a master of its own fate. Above all, that will require a reconsideration of the military alliance with the United [...]

US Media Used To Stop The ‘Threat’ Of Peace

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

This is not a column defending Donald Trump. Across my career I have said more positive words about the scolex family of intestinal tapeworms than I have said about Donald Trump. (Scolex have [...]

US Media Fall For Kim Jong Un Rumor

By Moon of Alabama. -

Two South Korean government officials rejected an earlier CNN report citing an unnamed U.S. official saying Washington was “monitoring intelligence” that Kim was in grave danger after surgery, [...]

Sanctions Kill People

By Eva Bartlett, RT. -

A recent opinion piece in the Washington Post proposing a new oil-for-food scheme, this time in Venezuela, surprisingly acknowledges that sanctions “can also end up harming the people that they [...]

Why Trump Is Winding Up Tensions With North Korea

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic-culture.org -

After 18 months of on-off diplomacy with North Korea, the Trump administration seems determined now to jettison the fragile talk about peace, reverting to its earlier campaign of “maximum [...]

U.S.-Led Pressure Fractures As China, Russia Push For North Korea Sanctions Relief

By Josh Smith, Reuters.com -

On Monday China and Russia proposed that the United Nations Security Council lift a ban on North Korea exporting statues, seafood and textiles, and ease restrictions on infrastructure projects [...]

Nearly 4,000 Civilian Deaths In North Korea Tied To Sanctions

BY Zack Budryk, TheHill.com -

Sanctions against North Korea contributed to more than 4,000 civilian deaths last year due to a lack of access to humanitarian assistance, according to a new report from an international [...]