Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

Jason Smith was both very unlucky and very lucky. His bad luck began on February 20, 2015, when he was walking back to his home in McAdoo, Pennsylvania on a very cold evening. He doesn’t quite remember what happened, but he thinks that he tripped and fell face down...
Why Women Must End the Korean War

Why Women Must End the Korean War

As women around the world gather to celebrate International Women’s Day, a light needs to be shone upon the Korean peninsula where a tinderbox situation is about to erupt into a full-blown military conflict. In response to the U.S.-led UN Security Council...
Lurching Towards War: A Post-Mortem on Strategic Patience

Lurching Towards War: A Post-Mortem on Strategic Patience

With all eyes on North Korea since its third nuclear test, remarkably little has been said about how we arrived at this crisis point. Inadequately contextualized as North Korea’s response to fortified UN sanctions, the latest nuclear test bespeaks the failure of...
Time to End the Korean War

Time to End the Korean War

Thirty-eight years ago, just before Christmas, our lives as missionaries came to a sudden end when South Korea’s military dictator, Park Chung-hee, deported my husband, George Ogle, because he prayed in public for eight innocent men who had been falsely accused...

The Award for Most Inventive Use of a Nuclear Weapon Goes To…

Today nuclear weapons are the cornerstone of the national-security policy of major powers, as defensive weapons under the guise of deterrence. In the past, nuclear weapons were used for offensive weapons, though “only” twice (Hiroshima and Nagasaki). But...