China and the US: Development vs. Destruction

Sara Flounders Escalating U.S. military confrontations, political threats, extreme tariffs and an ominous trade war against China are having global repercussions. These provocations impact the economy and the political alliances of every country, not only China. The emerging policies of China and the U.S. reveal, in the starkest light, a fundamental difference in the form…

A Tale of Two Nuclear Deals

Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Part I: Trump’s Road to Singapore with North Korea US President Donald Trump bilaterally embraced the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, as the DPRK is simply and informally called, through a joint statement of principles signed by Trump and his counterpart from the DPRK, Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un,…

Washington’s ‘Libya Threats’ Crash North Korea Summit

Strategic Culture Foundation American President Donald Trump has scrapped the summit planned next month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a letter to Kim, Trump decried the verbal “open hostility” displayed by North Korea in recent days towards members of his administration. In particular, North Korean officials had slammed Vice President Mike Pence…

Korean Summit: Shared Goodwill

Angel Guerra Cabrera Translation by Internationalist 360° Working for the total denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, reducing its arsenals, signing a peace agreement and seeking a future of prosperity and reunification were the central agreements of the memorable summit between the two Koreas, held on April 27 . The results of the meeting between its…

Imperial Road to Conquest: Peace and Disarmament Agreements

James Petras Internationalist 360° Introduction In recent years US imperial strategy has sought to lessen the cost of defeating and overthrowing independent countries. The means and method are fairly straight forward. World-wide propaganda campaigns which demonize the adversary; the enlistment and collaboration of European and regional allies (England, France, Saudi Arabia and Israel); the recruitment,…

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Hold Talks in Beijing

Xinhua At the invitation of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), paid an unofficial visit to China…

UN Security Council: Triggering a Devastating Humanitarian Crisis in North Korea

Resolution 2397, December 22, 2017: Security Council Inflicts Gestapo-Style Sanctions on DPRK, Despite Warnings They Will Annihilate the People of North Korea Carla Stea Ignoring the avalanche of evidence that prior sanctions on the DPRK are causing a devastating humanitarian crisis for the people of North Korea, especially the most vulnerable, on December 22, despite…

Behind the Unthinkable

Worker’s World Editor A potential crime of historic proportions is being openly discussed and evaluated in the U.S. imperialist media. They’re debating the pros and cons of whether or not millions of people should have their lives snuffed out in an instant, instead of immediately rejecting that possibility. The “analysts” are discussing the nuclear destruction…

Media Complicity Increases the Possibility of a New Korean War

Martin Hart-Landsberg Tensions between the US and North Korea are again rising in the wake of North Korea’s November 28th test of an ICBM that experts believe has the potential to deliver a nuclear bomb to cities on the east coast of the US, including Washington D.C. As I have written before, we desperately need…

America’s Renegade Warfare

Claiming the right to launch preemptive wars and fighting an ill-defined “global war on terror,” the U.S. government has slaughtered vast numbers of civilians in defiance of international law. Nicolas J S Davies Seventy-seven million people in North and South Korea find themselves directly in the line of fire from the threat of a Second…