Tagged: North Korea

N. Korean nuclear moratorium

During a summit meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il announced that his country is ready to impose a moratorium on nuclear missile tests. William Keylor, an international relations professor and author of A World of Nations: The International Order Since 1945, offers the following comment: “Once again, the North Korean […]

Jimmy Carter in North Korea

Former president Jimmy Carter is in North Korea, along with three other former heads of state, to discuss stalled nuclear disarmament talks and human rights. Carter also hopes to meet with N. Korean leader Kim Jong II, who snubbed Carter during his visit last August. Carter was there to pick up American Aijalon Mahli Gomes, […]

North and South Korea hold military talks

Boston University international relations professor William Keylor, author of “A World of Nations: The International Order Since 1945,” offers the following comments on the military talks being held by North and South Korea: “With everyone’s attention focused on North Korea, wondering what its next provacative move will be, not enough attention has been devoted to […]

S. Korea , N. Korea to hold military talks

South Korea announced that they have agreed to hold military talks with North Korea. International Relations professors Michael Corgan and William Keylor offer their perspectives.