Category: North Korea

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Juan Cole: Why Kim Jong-Un was Really afraid of “The Interview”

A Humiliation Romp, not an Assassination Flick

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Tim Shorrock: “The Interview” Belittles North Korea, But is Film’s Backstory and U.S. Policy the Real Farce?

President Barack Obama has said the United States is considering putting North Korea back on its list of terrorism sponsors

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Juan Cole: Is the NSA Responsible for N. Korea’s Hack of Sony Pictures?

The National Security Agency has been for two decades a powerful behind-the-scenes lobby for weak internet encryption and privacy protocols

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Walden Bello: Why Japan Can’t Come to Terms with its Past

There are a number of theories why war guilt has not taken hold in Japan

Moon Kyu Hyeon: Statement from Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea

We resolutely denounce the Abe regime’s decision to invoke the right of collective self-defense, which intends to justify aggression and militarism

David Hartsough: War And Peace In Korea And Vietnam – A Journey Of Peace

I believe that 99% of the world’s people could benefit and feel much safer and have a much better quality of life if we were to end our addiction to war as a means of resolving conflict

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John Feffer: Why North Korea Today Is Not East Germany 1989

Policy analysts, pundits, and politicians have long predicted that the North Korean government will go the way of East German Communism

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John Pilger: ‘Good’ And ‘Bad’ War

Historians, like journalists, play their most honourable role when they myth-bust

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John Feffer: Kim the Third

No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power

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Yves Engler: Korean War Gangnam Style

Yves Engler’s latest book is The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s foreign policy. He’s also the author of Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: the truth may hurt where the footnotes for this article can be found. 

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