Tag: DPRK

The Korean War Might Soon be Over

While hostilities between the two Korean states and their allies tended to cease after the Armistice of 1953, the Korean War/Fatherland Liberation War continues to rage on paper and its effects whilst not often deadly, have led to the all too painful development of a divided and mutually hostile Korean […]

China Can Counter-intuitively Turn Vietnam’s Trump-Kim Summit Into a New Opportunity to Resolve Disputes With Hanoi

Among the most important revelations from Donald Trump’s State of The Union Address was his confirmation that he will hold a two-day peace summit with DPRK Chairman Kim Jong-un in Vietnam on the 27th and 29th of February. For Kim Jong-un, this decision makes sense from the perspective that it […]

Donald Trump is Looking For a “Mission Accomplished” Moment in The Trade War – China Merely Seeks a Win-Win Conclusion

In normal circumstances, countries relax tariffs against one another during low key bilateral meetings which typically take place on the soil of one of the two nations whose tariffs are going to be mutually lowered. But for Donald Trump whose infamous trade war on China is more of an ideological […]

North Korean Media’s Assessment of China and Russia’s Relations With America is Indicative of Pyongyang’s Aspirations With Each

The DPRK’s (North Korea) Pyongyang Times newspaper is an English and French language weekly aimed at conveying news to broad based international audiences, mainly outside of Asia. As is the case with most such outlets, the Pyongyang Times seeks not only to offer international news from a North Korean perspective, […]