South Korea

  • Planning for Korean Reunification

    by - Aug 17, 2017
    By Lee Jong-Wha SEOUL – The long-simmering North Korean nuclear crisis has reached a near boiling point. Last month, the Hermit Kingdom launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of hitting major US cities. The United Nations Security...
  • S. Korea’s Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

    by - Aug 17, 2017
    There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North’s nuclear and missile programmes. Tensions...
  • A Dangerous Game of Chicken

    by - Aug 15, 2017
    By Yoon Young-kwan SEOUL – So far, the war between US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un over the latter’s nuclear program has been fought only in words. But each turn of the...
  • Can South Korea Save the Day?

    by - Aug 14, 2017
    By Katharine H.S. Moon CAMBRIDGE – As North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump’s war of words escalates, Independence Day celebrations – commemorating the Korean Peninsula’s 1945 liberation from Japanese colonial rule – are...
  • China to remain ‘neutral’ if North Korea attacks first

    by - Aug 11, 2017
    A Chinese state-run newspaper has suggested Beijing would “stay neutral” if North Korea strikes first in a conflict with the United States, despite a mutual defence pact between the Asian allies. The nationalistic Global Times tabloid...
  • China Would Join North Korea if U.S. Strikes First

    by - Aug 11, 2017
    China will remain neutral if North Korea fires missiles at United States territory first, but should the U.S. launch a preemptive strike, as it has suggested it might, North Korea’s chief ally would come to the...
  • Urgent Warning: Time to Hit the Reset Button on US-Korean Policy

    by - Jul 30, 2017
    Embed from Getty Images South Korean town residents shouts slogans protesting a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in their neighborhood, in Seoul, South Korea. The...

Old Bridge in Mostar

Cathedral at Chernihiv Ukraine

Trinity Cathedral (17th century) in the city of Chernihiv Ukraine