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Korean Peace

Korean peace

It was undoubtedly a historic moment when last month a North Korean ruler entered South Korea for the first time – the two had been at war with each other…

Korean Lessons For South Asia

Korean lessons for South Asia

It’s not every day that you see history in the making. Watching the leaders of North and South Korea, locked in an existential struggle for more than six decades, take…

Can Pakistan Emulate South Korea?

Can Pakistan emulate South Korea?

The spectacular rise of South Korea from an underdeveloped country to an industrially-developed one is a benchmark that many in the field of development and politics look up to. Pakistan…

Rising tensions in the Korean Peninsula

With dictators the threat of foreign invasion is a time-tested pretext to camouflage their one-man rule, and nowhere has it worked so successfully as in North Korea. From grandfather to…

War In The Korean Peninsula

War in the Korean Peninsula

The situation on the Korean Peninsula - with the clear risk of a Third World War - is the most tense and dangerous peace and security issue humanity currently faces.…

When North Meets South

When north meets south

As South Korean and North Korean athletes walk together during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, carrying a One Korea flag, the Trump administration is…

N. Korea Follows Indo-Pakistan

N. Korea follows Indo-Pakistan

America is fuming, South Korea and Japan are terrified, Russia is worried, and China is miffed. North Korea’s podgy pudding-and-pie leader Kim Jong-un has poked them all in the eye.…

Korean Conundrum

Korean conundrum

NORTH Korea’s latest nuclear test last week was greeted with a predictable mixture of scepticism and consternation. The seemingly contradictory responses often emanated from the same sources. On the one…

The North Pole Beckons Mr Modi

The North Pole beckons Mr Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting five Central Asian countries plus Russia this week and the next. Indian opposition parties have already berated him for what they say are avoidably…