Posts Tagged: nuclear weapons
Pundits seem more concerned about the North driving a "wedge" between the U.S. and the South than about preventing nuclear war.
An advocate for North Korean refugees outlines an alternative approach to political change and regional peace in Korea.
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
The bare bones of a deal with North Korea may exist, but senseless provocations could set off a conflict long before then.
By roping India and Japan into its standoff with China, the U.S. is raising the nuclear stakes in Asia — including, dangerously, between India and Pakistan.
The most effective way to prevent a nuclear war with North Korea is to reassure them that the U.S. won't strike first.
We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.
The president's over-the-top threats have made war seem like a real possibility. And war would be catastrophic.
The practical reality is this: To de-escalate this situation, the United States must be prepared to swallow its hubris and sit down with North Korea.
If the U.S. made a deal with Maoist China in the 1970s, it can surely cut one with North Korea today.