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Korean War news and analysis from The Nation
May 10, 2017
South Korea’s New President Says His Election Completes the ‘Candlelight Revolution’
In an exclusive interview, Moon Jae-in scoffs at reports of a rift with Trump and talks about his country’s past struggles for democracy.
May 5, 2017
The United States Should Listen to South Korea—or It Will Reap the Whirlwind
Recent US actions underscore a deep-seated problem: refusal to see South Korea as an independent nation with interests of its own.
April 28, 2017
Donald Trump Has Zero Legal Authority to Order Military Action Against North Korea
Without congressional authorization, military action would “clearly and unequivocally be illegal and unconstitutional,” says Congressman Jerrold Nadler.
April 20, 2017
How Our Foreign-Policy Elites Manufactured the Korea Crisis
The attack on the Syrian airfield was a message to North Korea and China—and a demonstration of Trump’s capitulation to the imperial clique.
April 17, 2017
In South Korea, War Hysteria Is Seen as an American Problem
The big issue here is the May 9 presidential election, which is expected to bring a progressive to power.
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March 28, 2017
America Wants Peace for the World—By Any Means Necessary
When the quest for peace means violence and terror.
March 8, 2017
Are We Drifting Toward War With North Korea?
We have no alternative but to open talks with Pyongyang; the sanctions strategy is not working.
October 28, 2016
Hillary’s Hawks Are Threatening Escalation Against North Korea
They’re talking about cyber war, intensified sanctions, and preemptive military strikes.
August 2, 2016
These Korean Adoptees Grew Up Like Typical American Kids. Then They Learned They Weren’t Citizens.
Many of these adoptees have been unable to hold steady jobs or travel back to Korea. Some have been deported.
Alyssa Jeong Perry
January 7, 2016
To End North Korea’s Nuclear Program, End the Korean War
Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test may be a last-ditch effort to get on the US agenda before Obama leaves office and a hawkish new president comes in.