What’s really happening with North Korea?


The war danger is real – but where is the danger really coming from?  Find out what is at the root  of the current crisis – and why, 60 years after the Korean War Armistice was signed – it’s time for a real peace treaty to truly end the Korean War.

What’s Annoying the North Koreans?

Gregory Elich, Korea Policy Institute, April 12, 2013
[Originally published in Counterpunch]

NKorea Fury at joint war games goes back decades

Boston Herald.com, April 11, 2013

North Korea: What’s Really Happening

Are we primed for war? Here’s everything you need to know about our current — and past — relationship with DPRK

Tim Shorrock, Salon.com, April 5, 2013

In this Nuclear Standoff, it’s the US that’s the rogue state

The use of threats and isolation against Iran and North Korea is a bizarre, perilous way to conduct foreign relations

Jonathan Steele, The Guardian, April 9. 2013

Also: This May – in Los Angeles

ENDING THE KOREAN WAR – Conference, films, ecumenical gathering and more

cosponsored by the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, the Korea Policy Institute, the United Methodist Women, the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea, the National Campaign to End the Korean War.  Moim gathering cosponsored by Nodutdol for Korean Community Development and others.

May 8th – UCLA Campus – FREE

Human Rights Film Festival Screening of:

“Memory of Forgotten War” and “The Woman, The Orphan and The Tiger” Screening

Wednesday, May 08, 2013
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
James Bridges Theater

RSVP at http://www.international.ucla.edu/korea/events/showevent.asp?eventid=10001

May 9th – UCLA Campus from 9:30 – 5 PM Free

Main Conference Room, Charles E. Young Research Library


Keynote speaker: BRUCE CUMINGS

Panel 1 – Testimonials of survivors and separated families

Teaching the Korean War – led by the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea

Panel 2 – Gender and Militarism

Panel 3 -People to People – North Korean Humanitarian Assistance

RSVP at http://www.international.ucla.edu/korea/events/showevent.asp?eventid=10000

May 10th – Day of Action for Ending the Korean War – FREE – led by the United Methodist Women

9:30 – 2 PM Public Forum on the Korean Crisis

3 – 5 PM: Peace March


Wilshire United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Boulevard, LA  323 931-1085  (for more info contact ellie.yang@hotmail.com)

May 11th – Korean American Activist Gathering

Details to come: for more info, contact nodutdol@googlegroups.com

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