Topic: North Korea

  • Will Trump shoot first?

    The Trump administration is undercutting an Olympic "peace interlude" in Korea with an escalation of hostility toward the North.

  • The main nuclear enemy is at home

    The U.S. has no morally defensible right to impose its will on any nation--whether with military force, sanctions or negotiations.

  • Trump's game of chicken with North Korea

    Trump's unpredictability and the U.S. policy of regime change toward North Korea is escalating the potential for conflict.

  • Who's pushing Korea to the brink of war?

    The cycle of escalation between North Korea and the U.S. is fanning fears of a horrific war--but we shouldn't lose sight of who the real provocateur is.

  • The nuclear threat that Trumps them all

    The unthinkable possibility of nuclear war is in the headlines after U.S. officials reacted with shrill threats to North Korea's test of a hydrogen bomb.

  • A nuclear bully with Korea in his crosshairs

    Donald Trump dramatically raised the danger of war by threatening "fire and fury" against North Korea, stunning regional allies and rivals alike.

  • North Korea faces the fury of U.S. empire

    The media portray the North Korean regime as bent on starting a war, but the history of the conflict shows the North has been responding to U.S. threats.

  • Will Trump start a new Korean War?

    Trump is dialing up the rhetoric about getting tough with North Korea, which will keep the region on a hair trigger for some time to come.

  • A bargaining chip in Korea

    UN Security Council sanctions on North Korea do nothing to improve the lives of the people who live under dictatorship.

  • Who wants war in Korea?

    A South Korean socialist provides a perspective on the escalating military threats between the U.S. and North Korea.

  • Who's the real aggressor in Korea?

    U.S. provocations against North Korea are designed to dress up the Pentagon's "pivot to Asia" as a matter of self-defense.

  • The U.S. chokehold on North Korea

    It's never reported in the media, but the Obama administration's aggressive posture toward North Korea is a key factor in growing tensions.

  • Myths about Korean militarism

    Where North Korea is concerned, the U.S. strategy is to threaten extreme measures--while trying to sound moderate.

  • Why are tensions rising in Korea?

    U.S. politicians and the media claim North Korea wants a war, but they don't talk about Washington's escalating military threats.

  • Socialism in one dynasty

    Several left organizations in the U.S. wrote glowing tributes to North Korea's Kim Jong-il--and that reveals a lot about their vision of socialism.

  • Who's to blame for the Korea crisis?

    The artillery attack by North Korea that killed two South Koreans civilians is being used by the U.S. as an opportunity to ratchet up a longstanding conflict.

  • Is North Korea the real threat?

    When it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of war on the Korean peninsula, the driving force has been the U.S. government.

  • Let's talk about Israel's nukes

    North Korea's rocket launch was condemned as a "provocative act" by American officials. But when it comes to Israel, the U.S. is silent.