North Korea


US Missile Attack On Syria Deepens The Rival Interests Of World Powers

Last week, on 7 April 2017, the US launched a cruise missiles attack on Syria’s Shayrat airfield. As the New York Times reported, the missile strike targeted a Syrian airbase, which was allegedly perceived as the place where the chemical attack was launched that left over 86 civilians dead. Despite […]


Deteriorating US-China Relations And The Battle For The South China Sea

On March 6, 2017, North Korea tested its ballistic missiles, continuing with the expansion of its nuclear program and disregarding the Trump administration’s threat to undertake military action if Pyongyang does not comply with international laws regarding nuclear proliferation. A US naval carrier was recently dispatched to establish a presence in […]


Security Dilemma In Action: The US Deployed Warships To Korean Peninsula

According to the Pentagon, the U.S. Carl Vinson Strike Group made up of an aircraft carrier and several missile destroyers and missile cruisers has been deployed towards the Korean peninsula. This U.S. action could be seen as a response to North Korea’s intensified missile and nuclear threats. North Korea has […]


The Domino Effect Of Military Aggression: US Establishes Presence In Korean Waters

This past Sunday, a US military carrier diverted to the Western Pacific in light of escalating tensions over North Korea’s recent nuclear weapons testing. US Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham justified these actions by stating that the ships were “to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific.” Analysts have […]


US Warships Advance Towards Koran Peninsula

The United States’ warships have advanced towards the Korean Peninsula in the Western Pacific Ocean as a reactive show of force due to growing concerns about North Korea’s advancing weapons program. In a statement by the US navy’s Third Fleet on Saturday, the strike group had been directed to sail north, but it […]


A Review Of The US-China Summit And Responses To The Use Of Chemical Weapons

After a recent meeting in Florida, without elaborating on the exact details of their meeting, US President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping of China have announced that they are making progress in narrowing their differences. Nonetheless, in regards to recent actions undertaken by the US, in opposition to the […]


South Korean And North Korean Women’s Football Teams To Play In Pyongyang

The South Korean women’s football team and the North Korean women’s team are scheduled to play against each other in Pyongyang on April 7th. This is the first time they will face each other in Pyongyang, as part of the Asian Football Confederation’s Women’s Asian Cup. South Korea and North […]


A UN Conference On Nuclear Disarmament Without The Nuclear States

This week the UN Conference to “Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards Their Total Elimination” took place at the UN Headquarters in New York. The location is particularly poignant as the US has the largest nuclear weapon arsenal in the world and a president with […]


How To Solve North Korea And Its Threats

Tensions are currently rising on the Korean Peninsula due to North Korea’s launching of four ballistic missiles. According to the New York Times, the concern could be felt in the South Korean response, where they immediately requested that the United States launch its missile defense system in order to defend […]