Interest Group - World Affairs Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 13:00

Discuss “The possible future for Korea (both north and south) when evaluating past history and current events”.

Let’s continue to take a look at some of the key historical events about Korea:

1. The United States deployed nuclear weapons in South Korea in January 1958.

http://thetruthnews.info/wordpress/?tag=the-united-states-deployed-nuclear-weapons-in-south-korea-in-january-1958

2. Nobody Benefits from a Nuclear-Armed South Korea

http://www.ploughshares.org/issues-analysis/article/nobody-benefits-nuclear-armed-south-korea

3. South Korea Threatens to Wipe the North's Capital Off the Map

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a22819/south-korea-nuclear-attack-plan/

Current events in North & South Korea

1. Five ways North Korea gets money to build nuclear weapons.

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/18/how-does-north-korea-get-money-to-build-nuclear-weapons.html

2. Diplomacy with North Korea: A Real Benchmark for President Trump’s 100 Days.

http://fpif.org/diplomacy-with-north-korea-a-real-benchmark-for-president-trumps-100-days/

3. No U.S. war on North Korea - An optimistic perspective on a scary crisis.

http://www.nationofchange.org/2017/05/01/no-us-war-north-korea/

4. Trump vs. Kim Jong Un: Two loose cannons, a monumental nightmare in the making.

http://www.nationofchange.org/2017/04/23/trump-vs-kim-jong-un-two-loose-cannons-a-monumental-nightmare-in-the-making/

5. U.S. Starts Deploying Thaad Antimissile System in South Korea, After North’s Tests

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/06/world/asia/north-korea-thaad-missile-defense-us-china.html?_r=1

 

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