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Putin’s Huge Blunder on Coronavirus

Eric Zuesse Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, is finally following the libertarian instead of the socialist path forward in the coronavirus-19 crisis, placing himself into the category of America’s libertarian President Donald Trump, instead of into the category of the countries that have been successfully dealing with the crisis, such as Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan,…

Is South Korea About To Unleash A Neutron Bomb Across Global Stock Markets

Last June, when stocks were merrily grinding higher without a care in the world, and certainly oblivious of the crash that was about to slam global markets half a year later, we explained why South Korea's massive autocallable issuance could be "ground zero" of the next vol catastrophe. In retrospect it wasn't: the proverbial "black…

North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile

As if crashing futures and coronavirus panic wasn't enough for your Sunday, North Korea has launched an unidentified projectile, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency.  The South Korean military said early Monday local time that three unidentified projectiles were launched off the East Coast of North Korea. There was no further detail on the trajectory of…

Kim ICBM Comment Triggers New Sanctions Against North Korea

Treasury secretary says country in violation of United Nations News of the new sanctions come after North Korean head of state Kim Jong-un warned that Pyongyang will no longer be bound by a preemptive ICBM test moratorium, as denuclearization talks between the US and North Korea seem to have stalled.The US Department of the Treasury’s…
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North Korea Says Denuclearization “Off Negotiating Table” After Breakdown In Talks 

Just two days after North Korea resumed its "dotard" insults at President Trump, North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations said on Saturday morning that further denuclearization talks are no longer needed with the Trump administration as it appears negotiations have stalled, reported Reuters.  In a statement to Reuters, NoKo ambassador, Kim Song, said: "We do…

North Korea And US To Resume Nuclear Talks Saturday

North Korea and the U.S. will resume working-level talks on Oct. 5, North Korea's state news agency KCNA reported Tuesday, reviving the possibility that denuclearization talks have restarted after a failed February summit between both countries in Vietnam, reported The Wall Street Journal. KCNA said both countries would have a preliminary meeting on Friday, followed…

South Korea Scraps Military Intel Deal With Japan

Skip to content Pentagon alarmed amid rising tensions Earlier on Thursday, Japan’s Foreign Ministry summoned South Korean ambassador to Japan Nam Gwan-pyo to protest Seoul’s decision to terminate the military intelligence agreement.Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Dave Eastburn said that the US has expressed ‘strong concern and disappointment’ over South Korea’s decision to scrap its intelligence…

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