Category Archives: North Korea

Axis Powers

Untitled document Con Coughlin reports in today's Telegraph that European defense officials are saying that North Korea and Iran are cooperating to perform an Iranian nuclear test. Possibly as soon as this year. Is Europe going to rouse itself and … Continue reading

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Frozen Silence

Untitled document The village of Koogang in North Korea is very quiet these days. According to Chinese embassy officials it's quiet in a number of Northern villages this year. Because everyone in the village, man, woman or child froze to … Continue reading

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Turning Over Rocks

Untitled document Still more things emerging from under freshly turned rocks at the United Nations. Fox News is reporting that the US State Department has sent a formal complaint to the UN alleging serious misconduct in the United Nations Development … Continue reading

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Christmas Odds and Ends

Untitled document Hopefully, everyone is having a wonderful Christmas day. Obviously, I have not been posting very much today, it is a day for family, after all. But I have a few minutes while the turkey is in the oven and … Continue reading

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Talks Resume With North Korea

Untitled document For the first time in over a year, the six nation talks will resume with North Korea. Representatives from the United States, North Korea, China, Japan, Russia and South Korea meet in Beijing on Monday. Head Chinese delegate Wu … Continue reading

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Why Is It That The Democrats Are Thought Of…..

Untitled document …..As weak on defense? Oh, yeah. It's because they are weak on defense. They haven't even taken control yet and they promptly go right back to gutting the military and defense programs like it was the Clinton administration … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It

Untitled document With all the enormous attention on the Kerry-tastrophe yesterday, many people may have missed a very significant development. North Korea has agreed to return to the six-party negotiations. This is a victory for the Bush administration's policies since … Continue reading

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North Korea To Rejoin Six Party Talks

Untitled document Surprise: Bush's policies toward North Korea have struck pay dirt. China has announced that North Korea will return to the six party talks. They effectively caved in completely. Chinese, U.S. and North Korean envoys to the negotiations held … Continue reading

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South Korean Government Shakeup?

Untitled document It seems that something is changing in the South Korean Government. Essentially, the entire group of people who had been in charge with relations with North Korea have tendered their resignations. These do not appear to have been … Continue reading

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The Warlike Clintonistas Again

Untitled document What is it with former Clinton officials, the Washington Post and the sudden aggressiveness that was never once evident when Clinton actually held office? This is at least the third time I have read something by a Clintonista … Continue reading

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South Korea To Enforce Sanctions

Untitled document South Korea will enforce a travel ban on North Korean officials, despite the North's saber-rattling. They will also control financial transactions between the two countries. SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea said Thursday it will ban the entry … Continue reading

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“No One Speaks More Authoritatively….”

Untitled document "…for the Democrats on defense and national security issues than Sens. Carl Levin of Michigan and Jack Reed of Rhode Island", says David Broder in the Washington Post. That is how he starts off his column written to … Continue reading

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China Hardens Stance Against North Korea

Untitled document This is huge. The government of China has cut off fund transfers to North Korea through its banks according to bank employees. This essentially cuts off virtually all hard currency flowing into the rogue state. Chinese banks have … Continue reading

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A Nuclear Japan?

Untitled document Charles Krauthammer has a column today at the Washington Post that argues we should "let" Japan acquire nuclear weapons. Frankly, I don't think it is up to us to decide. But it is instructive to see his reasoning. … Continue reading

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Oops

Untitled document What exactly was in that "private message"? North Korean leader Kim Jong Il expressed regret about his country's nuclear test to a Chinese delegation and said Pyongyang would return to international nuclear talks if Washington backs off a … Continue reading

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