Category: NORTH KOREA/KOREA

The Problem is Washington, Not North Korea

By Mike Whitney Negotiations aren’t possible because Washington refuses to sit down with a country which it sees as its inferior.  Instead, the US has strong-armed China to do its bidding by using their diplomats as interlocutors who are expected to convey Washington’s ultimatums as threateningly as possible.  The hope, of course, is that PyongyangREAD ON

THAAD: unpopular and unwise

CALEB T. MAUPIN Above main image: Photo taken on March 6, 2017 shows a part of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery arriving in South Korea. The photo was provided by the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK). [Photo/Xinhua] Imagine if over two thousand Chinese troopsREAD ON