Tagged: South Korea

New N. Korean nuclear enrichment facility surprises S. Korea

The South Korean government was apparently caught by surprise when it was revealed that  North Korea had built a uranium enrichment site near their main nuclear facility. International Relations professor William Keylor offers the following comment: “The key intelligence challenge will be to discover how the North Korean government succeeded in what seems to be […]

N.Koreans meet with UN Command

For the first time since the sinking of a South Korean warship in March, which Seoul blames on the North, officials from North Korea met with the American-led United Nations Command which enforces the armistice that ended the Korean War.  International relations Professor William Keylor, author of “A World of Nations: The International Order Since […]

North v. South Korea tensions mount

With military and political tensions increasing daily on the Korean Peninsula, Secretary of State Clinton says America will stand by South Korea as it seeks UN action to redress North Korea’s apparent sinking of South Korean warship.  International relations Professor Thomas Berger, a specialist on government and political culture in East Asia, says today’s situation […]

North/South Korea standoff

South Korea’s president says his country will take “resolute countermeasures” against neighboring North Korea for what an international investigation has found to be overwhelming evidence that a South Korean warship was sunk two months ago by a torpedo made in North Korea fired by a North Korean submarine.  International relations Professor William Keylor, author of […]