Will Iran Give up its Nuclear Weapons Program?

Will Iran Give up its Nuclear Weapons Program?

  Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive is showing results. The relationship between Tehran and Washington is thawing. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif plan to meet later this week for high level talks. American and Iranian relations have not been this warm since before the 1979 Iranian Revolution.  So the […]

North Korea Changes Attitude and is Willing to Negotiate

The government of North Korea is proposing high level nuclear and security talks with the U.S; but not with South Korea

North Korea Changes Attitude and is Willing to Negotiate

The government of North Korea is proposing high-level nuclear and security talks with the United States. The announcement came as a surprise, because North Korea was planning on meeting with South Korea, but the plans fell down. The National Defense Commission stated that the talks should relax the tensions in the Korean Peninsula. Kim Jong-un […]

China Rebukes North Korea

China Rebukes North Korea

North Korea has serious economic problems.  More than half of the nation’s people are at or near starvation.  China, who is Pyongyang’s primary source of financial aid, has been communicating is displeasure with the nation’s young leader.  China’s rebuke of Kim Jung Un has led to a lessening of aggressive talk and actions, and possibly […]