The resumption of contact between Washington and Pyongyang will not likely yield immediate results, but the United States can still take certain steps to improve relations now.
The South Korean government used the National Security Law to suppress dissent in Jeju in 1948 and again today.
All eyes are on North Korea after Kim Jong Il’s death. But the real changes are taking place in the South.
South Korean parliamentarian Kim Geun-Tae was a soft-spoken man dedicated to reunification of the Koreas.
South Korea is on the verge of political change, and the anti-base movement in Jeju is a key part of the shift.
Jeju Island: honeymoon spot, UNESCO world heritage site, naval base. What’s wrong with this picture?
Why is the Obama Administration throwing cold water on talks with North Korea?
The first politician of the Occupy Wall Street era has become the mayor of Seoul.
U.S. military bases are very costly to the people of the Asia-Pacific region and to people here in America as well.
Can Washington move from Pacific power to Pacific partner?
Allegations of Agent Orange use are rekindling the anti-base movements in South Korea and Japan.
The struggle over Jeju Island in South Korea is heating up, with civil society activists standing up against a powerful military.
Korean Americans and Allies to Participate in “From War to Peace in East Asia,” Events on Korean War
On July 27, 2011 scholars from the Institute for Policy Studies, South Korea, and the Washington Peace Center will hold a special discussion on the status of the Korean War Armistice and why a peace treaty to end the Korean War matters today in the context of the current military issues facing East Asia and the overall need for peacebuilding in this region.
The film by Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Saul Landau, “Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up,” featuring Landau, Danny Glover and Fidel Castro (at age 84), shows how the U.S.-backed violence against Cuba has continued for decades and our government’s unusual obsession with Fidel Castro has led to the unjust conviction of the Cuban 5.
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.