04/06/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

04/06/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. The Japan-US Summit and Cooperation With South Korea 2. Detente May Be an Option With North Korea 3. North Korean workers in Russia defect to South Korea 4. U.S. takes alliance commitment with S. Korea very seriously: Pentagon spokesman 5. North Korea […]

04/04/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

04/04/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. KNDA chancellor casts critical eye on Korea-US alliance in new book 2. NK’s denuclearization receives fresh attention at top security meetings 3. Pyongyang hunkers down to explore next move 4. US, China push South Korea into tricky balancing act 5. US, Japan, […]

03/26/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

03/26/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Riley Murray.   1. Six North Korean Soldiers Cross River Border to Escape to China 2. It Is Time for a Realistic Bargain With North Korea 3. North Korean Survey Reveals More than 100 Deaths, 13,000 ‘Suspected’ COVID-19 Cases in One Province 4. North […]

02/26/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

02/26/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. 12-year-old U.S. resident identified as suspect of terror threat against Incheon airport 2.  Teenage boy caught watching pornography exiled to countryside with family 3. US Court Orders N. Korea to Pay $2.3 Billion to Crew Members of USS Pueblo 4. Reports: […]

02/20/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

02/20/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Riley Murray.   1.  Legal Opinion: Whether the Republic of Korea (ROK)’s Amendment to the Development of Inter-Korean Relations Act (“Anti-Leaflet Law”) violates ROK domestic or international legal obligations 2. Int’l human rights group voices concerns over Seoul’s ban on sending of […]

1/25/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

1/25/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. N. Korean diplomat defects to S. Korea: source 2. N.K. propaganda outlet mentions Biden’s election for first time 3. Seoul sticks to ‘peace process’ despite Washington’s hint for new strategy for Pyongyang 4. ‘S. Korea-U.S. alliance is […]

01/16/2021 News & Commentary – Korea

01/16/2021 News & Commentary – Korea News and Commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and Published by Riley Murray.   1. Opinion | Why North Korea could become one of Biden’s biggest challenges 2. North Korean Leader’s Sister Retains Power Despite Formal ‘Demotion’ 3. N.Korea Shows off New Submarine-Launched Missile at Military Parade 4. N. Korea holds military parade, showcases […]

8/15/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

8/15/2020 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. Gwangbokjeol – Korean Independence Day, August 15th 2. Military gears up propaganda machine to celebrate August 15 3. Pompeo sends well wishes for Korean Liberation Day 4. War games prove why America cannot afford a second Korean […]

7/25/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

7/25/2020 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. North Korea accused of breaching UN sanctions to beef up nuclear and ballistic missile programs 2. Stop disparaging N. Korean defectors 3. Unification ministry to begin probe into activist groups from mid-August 4. Exclusive: more than 40 […]

06/03/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

06/03/2020 News & Commentary – Korea Wed, 06/03/2020 – 10:45am News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Ahyoung Shin. 1. Pentagon accepts S. Korea’s proposal to fund labor costs for Korean USFK workers on furlough 2. S. Korea will push ahead with cross-border projects to prepare for post-coronavirus era 3. The conspiracy against ex-president Park Geun-hye […]

05/27/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

05/27/2020 News & Commentary – Korea News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Ahyoung Shin. SWJEd note: we cheated here. Posting on 5/28 night but back dating to 5/27 to not rock the chronological boat. Only the truly OCD will care, or do this in the first place. 1. U.S. nuclear forces are ready […]