“War Could Break Out at Any Time”: DPRK Diplomats on the Offensive

Two recent reports have evidenced some noteworthy statements by North Korean diplomats abroad.  Clearly, they are spreading the word: the DPRK is not at fault for the Cheonan incident, the South Koreans (and the Americans, and the Japanese) are manipulating the investigation for political gain, and, most importantly, that war could break out at any time. Huanqiu Shibao reports [translation by Adam Cathcart]: 环球网实习记者高倩报道,据英国路透社6月3日消息,朝鲜一名特使3日称,由于“天安号”事件导致朝韩紧张局势不断升级,朝鲜半岛随时可能爆发战争。Huanqiu internet … Continue reading “War Could Break Out at Any Time”: DPRK Diplomats on the Offensive

Video Reports on the Korean Situation

The discovery of a North Korean propeller on a recovered torpedo seems to have sent Northeast Asia over the edge of normalcy.  And, in Tokyo, Hillary Clinton is denouncing Pyongyang. Al Jazeera reports on the situation in South Korea just prior to the public accusations of North Korean torpedoes and Secretary Clinton’s visit: This France24 report (in French) provides a solid overview of the current … Continue reading Video Reports on the Korean Situation