Eastern Asia

Korea Potential Divides US Billionaires

012310Among the inner circles of the American financial oligarchy, some think that North Korea is an existential threat to the hegemony of western capitalism that should be met with nothing but shunning, sanctions and military threats. However, others think the DPRK could be a huge…

Japan-South Korea: Mutual Resentment is Hardl...

694940094001One would have to point out straightaway that the subject of rising tensions between Japan and South Korea is not among the top events in world politics, which are primarily shaped by the media. In all likelihood, ordinary people are not even remotely interested in developments…

Results of the North Korean leader’s visit to...

CLN3422In previous reports on Kim Jong-un’s visit, we described his arrival in Vietnam and his meeting with the President of the United States, however, the program Kim Jong-un had scheduled for his visit did not end there. In the afternoon on 1 March, the Supreme Leader of North Korea…

Okinawa Base: The Art of “No Solution” and Sy...

e0fa048On February 24th the residents of Okinawa voted in a “symbolic referendum”, i.e. one which is purely an expression of opinion, with no obligation on anyone to take any notice of its outcome. In this, they voted heavily against the relocation of the Futenma base, despite the fact…

Consequences of Okinawa Referendum

USBASEOn 24 February a referendum was staged on the issue of relocating the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma from the center of Ginowan (with approximately 100,000 residents) to Okinawa Island’s bay area near the scarcely populated village of Henoko. The decision to hold the referendum…

The Night Shot Lie: Economic Development on t...

NKRDefenders of unregulated globalist capitalism often compare economic conditions in North Korea to those in South Korea as an argument for their policies. This is a completely fallacious argument, ignoring the actual history of how the Korean Peninsula has developed since 1945…

Outcomes of National Convention held by ROK’s...

154952784649_20190208At the end of February, quite an important event took place in South Korea as the largest conservative opposition party, Liberty Korea Party (LKP), held a national convention where its new leader was elected and a future strategy adopted. To start with, we would like to remind our…

North Korea Talks Discussion: Yet Another Att...

TRK5435211On more than one occasion we have pointed out that every time the USA and DPRK attempt to establish a dialogue, anti-Trump forces in the United States try to sabotage these efforts. Their approach is simple and straightforward, a widely publicized investigation begins…

Russia, Japan and the USA: The Unfinished Bus...

7654As the USA and North Korea meet in Vietnam to discuss the possibility of a peace treaty between the two after decades of hostility against North Korea from the USA, the governments of Russia and Japan are engaged in talks about concluding a peace treaty to formally end the war between them that began during the Second…

Is Ahn Hee-Jung’s Prison Sentence a Victory f...

765Not so long ago, within a context focusing on the status of women in South Korea, we looked at the case of Ahn Hee-jung, the former governor of South Chungcheong Province, whose secretary Kim Ji-eun in an interview broadcast live on cable television accused him of…

This Map Shows a Trillion-Dollar Reason Why U...

XBARAs part of a larger, concerted effort to encircle and contain China, an ongoing disinformation campaign has been waged by the Western media against Beijing’s massive global infrastructure building spree known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). A recent and…

US and South Korea Finally Signed an Agreemen...

DQLSGVKKWBD2TBLMPPLROXWN5EIn a number of previous articles on military cooperation between the USA and South Korea we have tackled the problem of reaching agreement on Seoul’s contribution to the expenses involved in maintaining the US military presence in South Korea. These expenses include…


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