Only conservative at UN? S. Korean said world body must ‘defend freedom’ of each individual in all nations

Only conservative at UN? S. Korean said world body must ‘defend freedom’ of each individual in all nations

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2022 It has been an eventful week at the United Nations for South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol, one of the few conservatives to win a presidency anywhere in the world this year. In a speech before the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Yoon invoked the word “freedom” 18 times, according […]

A day to remember: National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 72nd anniversary of the Inchon Landing

A day to remember: National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 72nd anniversary of the Inchon Landing

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2022 Editor’s Note: Sept. 16 is National POW/MIA Recognition Day, a day to remember and honor the prisoners of war and missing in action service members from all wars. Sept. 15 was the 72 anniversary of the historic Inchon Landing by U.S. forces under Gen. Douglas MacArthur which successfully reversed […]

Why Japan, but not South Korea, will help U.S. stop China’s takeover of Taiwan

Why Japan, but not South Korea, will help U.S. stop China’s takeover of Taiwan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The following by WorldTribune.com columnist Don Kirk, originally appeared in The Hill. The visit to Asia by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exposed one reality that many people did not realize: The United States cannot count on its ally, the Republic of Korea, for support if war breaks out in the Taiwan Straits. The United States, […]

South Korea’s rapid missile advances check North, puts China at risk

South Korea’s rapid missile advances check North, puts China at risk

FPI / August 3, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com South Korea has made significant advancements in its missile program out of the eye of the international media. But the rapid pace of development is being closely tracked by North Korea, China, and Russia. Though South Korea rarely releases information on how many ballistic and cruise missiles it has, […]

Traitor spies? Seoul intel chief indicted for covering up official’s death near N. Korea

Traitor spies? Seoul intel chief indicted for covering up official’s death near N. Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2022 Whatever happened to the idea of a professional, apolitical and above all patriotic intelligence corps? First, we had an Oct. 19, 2020 letter signed by 51 former U.S. intelligence chiefs and other officials that dismissed the Hunter Biden laptop story as “Russian disinformation,” resulting in a story being buried […]

Shinzo Abe’s legacy? Make Japan great again

Shinzo Abe’s legacy? Make Japan great again

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The following by WorldTribune.com columnist Don Kirk, originally appeared in The Hill. The assassination of Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, Shinzo Abe, deprived the Asia-Pacific region of a statesman whose greatest legacy is that of a staunch foe of China and North Korea. Americans may remember him as pro-American, an […]

Communist spy was honored by Seoul’s anti-communist intelligence agency

Communist spy was honored by Seoul’s anti-communist intelligence agency

by WorldTribune Staff, June 7, 2022 In June of last year, the leftist administration of President Moon Jae-In honored notorious communist spy Shin Young-Bok. Moon was even on hand himself when Shin was honored as his calligraphy was enshrined on a large rock outside of Seoul’s National Intelligence Service (NIS), which is the South’s version […]

Another showdown in the South Pacific, 80 years on

Another showdown in the South Pacific, 80 years on

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The South Pacific is again a battleground. China is not nearly at the stage of taking over any of the 15 islands stretching across the region of Oceania, but it’s definitely disturbing the foes of Chinese expansionism. This week, China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, is touching down on eight […]

Having blinked during Trump era, Kim Jong-Un punctuates Biden’s Asia visit with ICBM launch

Having blinked during Trump era, Kim Jong-Un punctuates Biden’s Asia visit with ICBM launch

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler North Korea has been making a lot of noise, but few seemed to notice.  Kim Jong-Un’s reclusive communist regime has fired off  23 missiles since the beginning of the year to the yawns of world opinion.  So, is another North Korean missile showdown creeping up to surprise the […]

U.S., South Korea to strengthen deterrence in policy shift under Seoul’s new leader

U.S., South Korea to strengthen deterrence in policy shift under Seoul’s new leader

FPI / May 26, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States and South Korea have reconfirmed that the U.S. will deploy strategic assets, which could include long-range strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, at the appropriate time as a means of deterring the Kim Jong-Un regime’s nuclear buildup. In the summit on May 21, newly elected […]

1 2 3 50