Posts Tagged: North Korea
Often suspected of being spies, many North Korean defectors to South Korea are greeted with some of the same mistreatment they sought to escape up North.
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that 'an injury to one is an injury to all.'
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.
Developments on the Korean peninsula will almost certainly influence calculations made in Washington and Tehran.
It's time for us to grow up in our assessments of North Korea.
North Korea policymakers must look beyond the nuclear issue to consider the human rights of the population.
Come off it--Cuba is not a 'state sponsor of terrorism.'
Washington sanctions North Korea and Iran while bolstering its own nuclear arsenal and turning a blind eye to Israel's.
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.