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Major Kingdom Finds Provide New Insights Into Ancient Korean Society

Two major recent Korean kingdom finds are providing archaeologists with new critical insights into the culture and history of Korea’s ancient past. Both of the recent finds date from the Silla Kingdom , which was crucial in the development of Korea. One of the Korean kingdom finds came from an elite burial tomb, where numerous […]

Israel thwarted a North Korean cyberattack on its defense industry. But other sectors remain vulnerable

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Korean Americans For Black Lives

Above photo: Koreans support Black Lives Matter. Koreatown.photograph.  K-Town Organizes Against Anti-Blackness. Liberty Park is one of the very few public green spaces left in Koreatown; the choice for ‘Ktown for Black Lives’ to meet here is intentional.  Organized by the neighborhood’s activists and community members, the monthly gathering aims to mobilize residents against state-sanctioned […]

Pompeo meets top North Korean official in New York as summit plans continue

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with a top North Korean official as the Trump administration races to prepare for its June 12 summit between President Donald Trumpand Kim Jong Un. Less than a week after the president “canceled” the summit in a dramatic letter, there’s been a flurry of activity between the two countries to […]

Zarif receives new UK, S Korean ambs, UN envoy for Lebanon

MNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif received on Sunday the new ambassadors of UK and South Korea to Tehran and the UN special coordinator for Lebanon. British Ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire went to Iranian foreign ministry headquarters in Tehran to hand a copy of his credentials to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad […]

Kim Jong-un and South Korean president hammer out US summit plans

The meeting is the second of its kind in two months, with the pair sitting down at a location near the demilitarized zone on the Korean peninsula READ MORE: ‘They’re playing with world peace’: What next for US-North Korea relations? According to Reuters, this latest discussion centered on the on-off summit that was sensationally scrapped by […]

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Trump Cancels Singapore Nuclear Summit with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un May 24th, 2018 Via: CNBC: President Donald Trump canceled his historic nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un on Thursday, accusing North Korea of “tremendous anger and open hostility.” The meeting, which would […]

Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

PYONGYANG, DPRK (Analysis) — If there is any country on the list of U.S. adversaries about which almost everyone lacks critical understanding, it is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). Unlike most countries, the DPRK has managed to stay fairly closed to U.S. interference and intelligence-gathering — whether by embassies and […]

John Bolton Trying To Derail Korean Peace Process

The Deep State and US Congress are attempting to undermine President Trump’s efforts to establish peace on the Korean peninsula, according to American political analyst Professor Dennis Etler. Etler claims that the new US National Security Adviser John Bolton is among the key players in the US war party opposing the peace process between South […]

The Historic Korean Peace Declaration Was Made Possible By Social Movements, Not Trump

The Historic Korean Peace Declaration Was Made Possible By Social Movements, Not Trump Above Photo: Protesters against U.S, President Donlad Trump gather during a rally in the Gwanghwamun area of central Seoul on November 7, 2017. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images) A conversation with peace activist Christine Ahn. President Donald Trump—who has previously threatened the entire Korean […]

Firm position: Kim Jong-un reiterates will to denuke Korean peninsula to Chinese FM

“The denuclearization of the Korean peninsula is the firm position of the North Korean side,” Kim Jong-un told Wang Yi on Thursday.  During the talks Kim also emphasized “peaceful changes” and further promotion of peace in the region that came after he traveled to the South and met his counterpart Moon Jae-in. The declaration, signed […]


South Front 03.05.2018 (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP) Written by Brandon Smith; Originally appeared on There is a saying in geopolitics that peace summits are generally a perfect time to prepare for war. This thinking stems from the military philosophy of Sun Tzu, who believed that when a nation is weak it is important to […]

What Does ‘Denuclearization’ Mean In The Negotiations For An End To The Korean War?

What Does ‘Denuclearization’ Mean In The Negotiations For An End To The Korean War? Above Photo: By PRONelo Hotsuma | CC BY 2.0 Media news reports and commentary as well as political statements coming out of Washington on the surprising blossoming of peace talks between North and South Korea tend to focus on the question of […]

Historic Opportunity For Peace On Korean Peninsula

Historic Opportunity For Peace On Korean Peninsula The meeting between President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Chairman Kim Jong Un of North Korea resulted in an agreement to end the Korean War and work toward unity. Their declaration was a major breakthrough where the two Koreas announced Koreans will determine their own fate and end hostilities on the Korean Peninsula. […]

A Most Hopeful Korean Summit With Little Chance Of Final Success

A Most Hopeful Korean Summit With Little Chance Of Final Success Above Photo: From At widely observed meeting today the leaders of North and South Korea took a step towards a peace agreement and maybe even a reunion of the partitioned country. We have been here before: Leaders of North and South Korea signed a […]

South Korean military to remove propaganda loudspeakers along North’s border

The South Korean Ministry of National Defense said it will begin the removal of loudspeakers from the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Tuesday, Yonhap reported. Choi Hyun-soo, the spokeswoman for the ministry, said it is a “rudimentary” move meant to promote trust between the two sides.  S. Korea turns up propaganda loud blaring North with pop […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korean Leader to Pursue Peace Deal, Denuclearization

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed to pursue a peace agreement in historic talks on Friday, but steered clear of specifics on the question of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons, leaving uncertainties about the regime’s willingness to cede ground on its arsenal ahead of a meeting between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. After […]

Good News: 68 Years Of Korean War Is Coming To An End, But Why Now?

Next Story For the first time since the inception of the country called North Korea in 1948, its leader has set foot on South Korean soil, and for a good cause to boot—to bring about an official end to the Korean war and to work with his South Korean counterpart to rid the Korean peninsula […]

CrossTalking – Korean Peace Blitz?

CrossTalking – Korean Peace Blitz? By After 68 years the two Koreas are on the verge of signing a peace treaty. A Donald Trump Kim Jong-un summit is in the works. Is peace coming to the Korean peninsula? Well, it is possible. The foreign policy blob and the corporatist media are less enthusiastic. After […]

My tree is bigger than yours: North Korean leader ‘out-trees’ Trump

In a historic moment on Friday, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in were spotted shoveling soil on the roots of a pine tree. The pine tree was beloved by ancient Koreans, and the leaders’ gesture was meant to represent the peace and prosperity that both countries envisage for their future. Kim and […]

Korean Peninsula In Historic Peace Talks – Thanks To Activists, Not Trump

Korean Peninsula In Historic Peace Talks – Thanks To Activists, Not Trump Above Photo: From BEN NORTON: It’s the Real News. I’m Ben Norton. After six decades of conflict, it looks like the war on the Korean peninsula may finally be coming to an end. Since the early 1950s, South and North Korea have technically […]

South Korean banks are surfing on Vietnam’s wave of Foreign Direct Investment

nsnbc : Following the massive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) influx from South Korea, the country’s banks are venturing further into the developing financial market of […]

Turkish TV fined for portraying S. Korean president as ‘killer’ & Ivanka Trump as his ‘wife’

The Istanbul-based Show TV landed in hot water in late February, after a news program showed a photo of South Korean leader Moon, while covering the murder of a Filipino maid, who was found dead in a freezer at her employer’s apartment in Kuwait City. Ivanka Trump, top N. Korean general to come face-to-face at […]

S. Korean passenger ship with over 190 on board hits rock

The passenger vessel found itself on the rocks at about 3:47 pm local time (06:47am GMT) in South Jeolla province, local broadcaster YTN reported. The incident that occurred some 400km south of Seoul, near Sinan County, has left at least six people injured. According to the South Korean Coast Guard, the passenger ship came a […]

Trump Agrees to Meet North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House said Thursday. A senior South Korean official, who broke news of the invitation and Mr. Trump’s acceptance in an appearance in front of microphones at the White House on Thursday evening, said the meeting could be […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Bombshell announcement: Kim Jong Un invites Trump to meet and discuss ‘denuclearization of Korean peninsula’ – Trump says ‘Yes, we can!’

     Donald Trump has accepted a personal invitation from the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to discuss the possible denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, but also has vowed to keep sanctions in place until a firm deal is reached. Following the latest round of successful negotiations between the two Koreas this week in Pyongyang, Kim […]

Canada Deports North Korean Asylum Seekers

Despite its reputation as a haven for refugees, Canada has been deporting North Korean asylum seekers who came to the country through South Korea. Nearly 2,000 have been kicked out of the country since 2013 because the government says they lied on their asylum application forms. Another 150 Koreans are under imminent threat of deportation.  […]

Top South Korean Crypto Regulator Found Dead "From Unknown Cause"

The struggle between the South Korean Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Justice over the future of cryptocurrency regulation – a debate that mostly played out during December and January – terrified crypto traders who feared the South Korean government was on the verge of – wittingly or unwittingly – devastating the market. […]

Seoul won’t rush to renew joint military drills with US as new intra-Korean summit solidifies

At a bilateral summit on Friday, Moon called on the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to wait before resuming the drills, Yonhap reported, citing a government official. The drills have been paused for the duration of the Winter Olympics, as part of Seoul’s attempt to mend relations with Pyongyang. North Korea considers the drills a […]

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