North and South Korea
By Peter Symonds, July 30, 2012
The abrupt removal of Vice Marshal Ri Yong-ho has been interpreted as a move by Kim Jong-un to tighten his grip over the country’s military.
By Ben McGrath, July 18, 2012
Park Geun-hye’s emergence is as the leading presidential candidate is a warning that more authoritarian forms of rule are being prepared.
By Peter Symonds, March 29, 2012
The slogan of “disarmament” is one means used by the ruling classes to dupe working people as war is prepared.
By Peter Symonds, March 27, 2012
While the international summit in South Korea is supposedly about nuclear disarmament and peace, Obama utilised it as a platform to threaten new wars of aggression in the Middle East and Asia.
By Ben McGrath, March 10, 2012
The DUP is seeking to rebuild its electoral base by criticising the conglomerates and making limited proposals to restrict their activities.
By Peter Symonds, December 20, 2011
The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has produced a mind-numbing deluge of articles in the international press presenting the regime in Pyongyang as a dangerous threat to stability in North East Asia.
By Ben McGrath, November 28, 2011
The vote in South Korea’s National Assembly underscored the sharp divisions within the political establishment over the FTA, which was first agreed in 2007.
By Will Morrow, October 15, 2011
The United Nations has warned that more than six million North Koreans—or one quarter of the population—are threatened with malnutrition.
By John Roberts, March 4, 2011
South Korea’s latest joint military exercises with the US dovetail with the Obama administration’s aggressive efforts to contain China’s influence in North East Asia.
By John Chan, December 30, 2010
With strong backing from Washington, the South Korean government is continuing a series of provocative military drills that threaten to lead to conflict with North Korea.
By John Chan, December 21, 2010
The Obama administration engineered this crisis as part of its ongoing campaign directed primarily at undermining China’s growing influence in Asia.
By John Chan, December 20, 2010
In a calculated and reckless provocation directed in the first instance against North Korea, the Obama administration has encouraged South Korea to proceed with live-fire drills in the vicinity of Yeonpyeong Island.