KOREAN COUNTDOWN: GETTING TOGETHER SURE BEATS STAYING APART, BEATING YOUR CHEST AND PLAYING WITH YOUR RED BUTTON

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST COLUMNIST TOM PLATE WRITES – To appreciate the sageuk drama unfolding on the Korean Peninsula, understand that not just two Korean entities have starring roles in history’s cast but three. The first is the Republic of Korea of the south – developmentally accomplished, politically volatile. The…

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SOUTH KOREA: KOREA TIMES REPRINTS SO-CALLED ‘PLATE PROPOSAL’ FOR CHINA-US ACCORD ON DPRK

TOM PLATE WRITES IN THE KOREA TIMES OF SEOUL – The need for China and the United States to come together in a persistently adult geopolitical two-some has never been more urgent. Gamesmanship must be minimized. Statesmanship must be maximized. Just ask Mr. Ban Ki-moon, career diplomat. The other night…

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KOREAN PENINSULA: NEGOTIATION REMAINS THE SUPERIOR OPTION – FAMOUS EXPERT CHUNG-IN MOON

The following analysis by internationally respected scholar and former South Korean official Chung-in Moon has just been published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Professor Chung-in Moon writes: “In an address to the Workers’ Party Congress on May 7, Kim Jong-un told his audience that North Korea was “a responsible…

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