North Korea’s greatest liability is something that it currently views as an asset: its radical isolation.
With Japan and South Korea in the middle of a feud, East Asia is on the verge of a serious unraveling.
East Asia is invisible to the average American — for better and worse.
Korean Americans and Allies to Participate in “From War to Peace in East Asia,” Events on Korean War
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.
The film by Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Saul Landau, “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up,” featuring Landau, Danny Glover and Fidel Castro (at age 84), shows how the U.S.-backed violence against Cuba has continued for decades and our government’s unusual obsession with Fidel Castro has led to the unjust conviction of the Cuban 5.
The failure of the Irish miracle, argues columnist Walden Bello, may signal the end of an era of miracles.
Will the economic crisis finally take a bite out of military spending, or serve as another rationale for maintaining the status quo?
A peace structure in East Asia is both impossible and inevitable.
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Has the Koizumi administration abandoned neutrality, historic pacifism, and common sense in its pursuit of oil and a stronger alliance with the United States?