Honoring Otto Warmbier and Avoiding War in Korea

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by John Feffer North Korea is not a tourist destination that I generally recommend for Americans. South Koreans have special reasons to visit the country – to see members of their divided families, to visit legendary places like Mt. Paektu,… Continue Reading  

How Can South Korea Help Prevent US Attack on North Korea?

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by John Feffer The U.S. media has been full of dire warnings of an imminent U.S. attack on North Korea. Two aircraft carriers are now within firing distance of North Korea. They’re part of a military exercise in the Sea… Continue Reading  

Trump, China, and the Unsettled Future of Asia

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by John Feffer Asia has been the future for more than a generation. When Americans try to glimpse what’s to come, images of the Pacific Rim flood the imagination. For movie audiences in 1982, the rain-soaked Los Angeles of Blade Runner looked… Continue Reading  

Trump, Counter-Trump: Global Responses

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by John Feffer Let’s hope that Donald Trump is the political version of syrup of ipecac. The American system has been sick to its stomach for some time. Then along comes Donald Trump, America swallows him (hook, line, and sinker),… Continue Reading