Tag Archives: Korea

Singapore summit

The American people don’t mistake the absence of a final agreement for the absence of progress. We made progress; we must be patient. We made historic advances; we will not turn back.–Ronald Reagan In the end, diplomacy can work – … Continue reading

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Understanding Korea

The American people don’t mistake the absence of a final agreement for the absence of progress. We made progress; we must be patient. We made historic advances; we will not turn back.–Ronald Reagan Bruce Cumings is an American historian of … Continue reading

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Parsing Reed’s writing

I support the President’s leadership in keeping our nation’s security his top priority rather than seeking an achievement for political reasons that results in a false diplomatic success. President Trump has always known when to walk away from the table, … Continue reading

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fight fight, talk talk

 fight fight, talk talk.–attributed to Mao Ze-dong Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall.–Proverbs 16:18 To win without fighting is best.–Asian martial art maxim I believe American army officers study Mao’s thoughts on war and international relations. Doubtless Kim Jong-un has … Continue reading

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North Korea’s nuclear test site

Trump, in a tweet Saturday, thanked North Korea for its plan to dismantle the nuclear test site, calling it “a very smart and gracious gesture!”–Kim Tong-Hyung | AP May 13 at 7:00 AM, Washington Post North Korea offers to close their nuclear test … Continue reading

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How might the Korean War finally end

The North Koreans want a definitive declaration of peace, not just a truce, as reassurance that they won’t be attacked and as recognition by the United States, South Korea and the rest of the world that their country is a … Continue reading

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Divided countries

In the aftermath of WWII, several countries were divided: Austria, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Austria was reunited by international agreement in 1955, probably because the Soviet Union preferred a neutral, united Austria to the possibility that the American, … Continue reading

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