Madmen: Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump.

November 10, 2018 Agrippa 0

On Thursday November 8, hot on the heels of the midterm elections, North Korea’s envoy, Kim Yong-chol, was to meet Mike Pompeo and Steve Biegun in New York, however the meeting was abruptly cancelled. Multiple sources, including South Korean officials and the US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, […]

Full Spectrum FU: On Trump’s Withdrawal from the INF Treaty

October 30, 2018 Agrippa 0

Hitherto in the nuclear age humanity has relied upon a thin margin of survival provided by arms control, for arms control has tended to provide some measure of strategic stability and some reduction of nuclear dangers. For the most part arms control has functioned as a way of managing rivalry, […]

Trump is Trying to Block Moves Toward Peace in Korea

October 25, 2018 Agrippa 0

In many respects the summitry and working level meetings between North and South Korea can be seen as a series of steps toward the implementation of the Panmunjom Declaration, and the emphasis has been on achieving inter-Korean détente and rapprochement through pursuing strategic stability and greater economic integration. The push […]