The Moon-Kim Summit: Mr. President, Now It Is Your Move! Moon’s Roadmap of North-South Cooperation By Prof. Joseph H. Chung

24 September 2018 — Global Research
The historical Moon-Kim summit ended- after three days of excitement, hope and determination- at the sacred Cheon-ji (Heaven’s Lake) located at the top of Mt Baek-du where Dangun, son of Hwanung who descended from heaven to found the Korean nation more than 4,300 thousand years ago.

Through their meeting, two Koreas reaffirmed their common sacred origin and destiny.

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As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

24 September 2018 — TRNN

At their third summit, the leaders of North and South Korea made new progress in their historic effort to bring peace to the Peninsula. But for North Korea to denuclearize, is the US prepared to formally end the Korean War, and withdraw US forces? We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (inc. Transcript) Continue reading

North and South Korea Steer Toward Peace Despite Heavy US Foot on the Brakes By Elliott Gabriel

24 September2018 — Mint Press

“We had lived together for five thousand years but apart for just 70 years. Here, at this place today, I propose we move forward toward the big picture of peace in which the past 70-year-long hostility can be eradicated and we can become one again.” — South Korean President Moon Jae-in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his counterpart from the South, President Moon Jae-in, made a powerful show of unity with the signing of the Pyongyang Declaration on Wednesday, underscoring their pursuit of “mutual reciprocity, common good and shared prosperity,” a cessation of tension, and an explicit call for “Korean autonomy and the principle of self-determination.”

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Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un Meet in Pyongyang. Preamble to a North-South Peace Agreement By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

18 September 2018 — Global Research

Repeal of the ROK-US Combined Forces Command (CFC)

Washington has attempted to block the inter-Korean dialogue and sabotage the peace process.

The negotiations are led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who is accused by the DPRK of carrying out “gangster like tactics”.

The Trump administration has no intention of reaching a peace agreement which would annul the Armistice Agreement of 1953. Under this agreement the US and the DPRK are still at war.

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The Dirty Secret of the Korean War By Thomas Powell

25 August 2018 — Greanville Post
The Korean War has been called “America’s forgotten war”. The heavily weaponized US Army was fought to a draw by Soviet-equipped North Korean and Chinese armies. For the very first time in its storied legacy of military campaigns dating back to American Independence, the US Army did not prevail in war. In its next colonial war against communism in Asia the following decade, the US was soundly defeated by North Vietnam. However, these military setbacks are not the sole reason to forget the Korean War. There is a much darker denial at work in forgetting the specifics of history, and this unwillingness to honestly examine the Korean War is at the root of our ongoing conflict with North Korea.
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Korean Voices Missing From Major Papers’ Opinions on Singapore Summit By Adam Johnson

21 June 2018 — FAIR

WaPo: Americans Have Figured It Out: North Korea Won!

The Washington Post‘s Jennifer Rubin (6/17/18) epitomized the zero-sum takes of US pundits.

In major-paper opinion coverage of the Singapore summit, the people with the most to lose and gain from the summit, the people whose nation was actually being discussed—Koreans—were almost uniformly ignored. 

Three major US papers—the New York TimesWashington Post and Wall Street Journal—had only one Korean-authored op-ed out of 41 opinion pieces on the subject of the Korean peace talks.

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