The Two Koreas in 2012: Dramatic Change on the Horizon

The Two Koreas in 2012: Dramatic Change on the Horizon

The aim of the event is to foster a discussion on the potential for significant change in North Korea, South Korea, and North-South relations over the course of the upcoming year. The event will feature three keynote speakers including Wookshik Cheong who is the director of Peace Network in Seoul, up and coming South Korean activist Youn-Ae Park who has worked to halt the construction of the naval base on Jeju Island, and FPIF’s very own John Feffer who has worked extensively on issues pertaining to the Korean Peninsula.

Peace in Asia and the Pacific

Peace in Asia and the Pacific

The U.S. still has more than 100 military bases and installations across Japan, exacting a heavy toll on both the Japanese and U.S. people and increasing the dangers of war. In Korea, activists have engaged in hunger strikes and been jailed for opposing construction of the new Jeju naval base.

The Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention

The Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention

Humanitarian intervention in Libya and elsewhere has led to an intensification of human rights violations, the erosion of the UN’s authority, and the expansion of the reach of great powers.

War Criminal? Not Me Boss!

War Criminal? Not Me Boss!

What’s a war crime and what’s not depends on who wins, who controls the International Criminal Court, and who controls the press.

Take-No-Prisoners War

We may have Killed the 9-11 mastermind, but the Global War on Terror is still quite alive.

War Is Hell, Even if You Survive

Do you really think that hundreds of thousands of men and women can return from repeated blood-curdling scenes of death and suffering without mental damage?

Report Back: Unique Trip To Chihuahua, Mexico

Report Back: Unique Trip To Chihuahua, Mexico

Puppet Underground and IPS expert, Sanho Tree, will give a report back from their trip to Chihuahua, Mexico this past December, where they partnered with several community groups doing music and puppetry workshops. The trip culminated in a Fandango on the border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, TX on December 11th.