Luke Herman


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War of Words: A Post-Mortem Article
South Korean protesters gather with a mock North Korean rocket, center, and defaced portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a rally against North Korea ahead of the 63rd anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 24, 2013. (AP/Ahn Young-joon)

War of Words: A Post-Mortem

The “war of words” between North Korea and the United States and its allies ended as suddenly as it began. But while U.S.-China cooperation has improved, the unwillingness of North Korea to make serious moves toward denuclearization means tension will inevitably flare up again in the future.

Rudy deLeon, Luke Herman

North Korea and the War of Words Article
In this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency and distributed Sunday, January 27, 2013, in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends a consultative meeting with officials in the fields of state security and foreign affairs at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (AP/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)

North Korea and the War of Words

North Korea’s aggressive rhetoric and needless provocation can only serve to push the country further into global isolation and create more hardship for its long-suffering population.

Rudy deLeon, Luke Herman