A Geopolitical Perspective of Biden’s North Korea Policy

Presentation by Simone Chun, Tim Beal, and Gregory Elich

Penetrating Curtains of Deceit: I.F. Stone’s ‘The Hidden History of the Korean War’

By Tim Beal and Gregory Elich

When the American journalist, I.F. Stone, published The Hidden History of the Korean War at the height of the military conflict in 1952, its message did not find a warm welcome at home. In a period of unhinged anti-communist fervor, mainstream media took little or no notice of such an iconoclastic work, and whatever impact it had would have to wait for a later time, when the Vietnam War encouraged more skepticism about the motives underlying U.S. war-making. Even so, mainstream receptiveness to critical analyses of US war-making in subsequent decades has not substantially improved, and Stone’s book has spent far more years in out-of-print oblivion than in ready availability.

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North and South Korea Historic Meeting: The Politics Behind the Summit

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Interview with Tim Beal and Gregory Elich

In one of the most important diplomatic breakthroughs in a generation, the leaders of North and South Korea met and pledged to denuclearize the peninsula and to formally end the Korean War. Even the most optimistic observers were surprised at the scope of the meeting, which took place on the South Korean side of the border at Panmunjom. President Trump later issued a statement saying that he was looking forward to meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks or months.

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War or Peace? Trump Accepts DPRK’s Invitation to Meet…Maybe?

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Interview with Hyun Lee, Tim Beal, Christine Hong, and Gregory Elich

Trump yesterday agreed to talks with Democratic People’s Republic of Korea leader Kim Jog-Un. This comes quickly after DPRK announced early    this week that they’re willing to freeze their nuclear program for talks with the US.

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