Regions / South Korea
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.
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.
Choi was arrested for her attempts to prevent the construction of a naval base in Jeju's Gangjeong Village, a base that many suspect would become a new port for the U.S. Navy.
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.
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.