The Guardian, a very respectable journal which has no difficulty in restraining its contempt for US President Donald J Trump, says, in a very recent article, that "Donald Trump had to publicly beg for a meeting with Kim Jong-un and to become the first sitting US president to go to North Korea, in order to get a promise of … Continue reading Farce? Maybe not …
The South China Morning Post reports that "US President Donald Trump said on Friday that his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would happen on June 12 in Singapore after all, despite calling it off last week ... [and] ... Trump said that North Korea was interested in denuclearisation, and that the US was … Continue reading And on again…
It appears that the Singapore summit between the maniacal Kim Jong-un and the idiotic Donald Trump, which Tump abruptly cancelled, may be on again, at least according to preliminary reports, in the South China Morning Post, and President Tump's own tweets: Stay tuned!
So, relative to North Korea, again, now, it appears, according to the media, that "US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un on Thursday, citing the leader’s “open hostility” towards the US just hours after Pyongyang claimed to have destroyed a key nuclear testing site." There were, as I … Continue reading Dumber than dumb
An article in the Washington Post explains that "President Trump acknowledged Tuesday that there is a “substantial chance” a scheduled summit with Kim Jong Un could be canceled, as top aides prepared to travel to Singapore for a crucial planning meeting this weekend with North Korean officials ... [but] ... Their trip comes less than two … Continue reading Preparing for disappointment
So, we enter the next phase of the negotiations over the eventual reunification of the Korean Peninsula ... having made the world heave a sigh of relief and, almost certainly, gotten himself mentioned in Nobel Peace Prize discussions, North Korea has now, according to an article in the South China Morning Post, "threatened Wednesday to … Continue reading North Korea, again
OK, without using any scale, I would argue that the world is measurably "safer" because President Donal Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un will meet, on 12 Jun, in Singapore. Do they deserve to share the Nobel Peace Prize? Why not? Given the fact that the Norwegian Nobel Committee thrives on controversy it ~ a … Continue reading Safer, less safe and uh, oh …
No matter what else may happen, no matter why things are happening, this ... ... represents an enormous step forwards, it's almost another "giant leap for mankind," and it makes the sacrifices, including Canada's. worthwhile.
Today we remember the soldiers of the 27th Commonwealth Brigade who, in April 1951, as their allies collapsed under Chinese pressure, help the vital Kapyong Valley in Korea. Eventually even the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Australian Regiment had to pull back leaving only the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry to hold … Continue reading Kapyong
The South China Morning Post is reporting that "North Korea’s mountain nuclear test site has collapsed, putting China and other nearby nations at unprecedented risk of radioactive exposure, two separate groups of Chinese scientists studying the issue have confirmed ... [and] ... The collapse after five nuclear blasts may be why North Korean leader Kim … Continue reading Is this why?