Is a War Looming on the Korean Peninsula?

Selected Articles

Dear Readers, 

We bring to your attention a selection of Global Research articles on the ongoing crisis on the Korean Peninsula. 

The US is seeking a pretext to intervene militarily in the Korean Peninsula. North Korea is said to constitute a threat to Global Security.

These articles provide a detailed understanding of the causes and consequences of the conflict.


KNOW THE FACTS: North Korea lost close to 30% of its population as a result of US bombings in the 1950s

– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2010-11-27

Reviewing the Evidence of DPRK Culpability for the Cheonan Warship Incident
– by Mark E. Caprio – 2010-11-27

Pentagon flexes muscles in Korea: US Threatens China and North Korea
– by Konstantin Garibov – 2010-11-26

VIDEO: South Korea Admits to Firing Shells at North Korea
Breaking news on GRTV
– 2010-11-24

Rising Tensions. Korea-stone Cops: The Shelling of One of 30 Disputed Islands

– by Eric Walberg – 2010-11-24

Pentagon Ratchets Up Korea Tensions Over Nuclear Facility

– by Bill Van Auken – 2010-11-23

Skirmish between North and South Korea: South Korea Fired the First Shot
– 2010-11-23

US and Japanese Air Forces Target North Korea
Misawa American Base Town in Northern Japan
– by Saito Mitsumasa – 2010-10-08

Crimes By U.S. Soldiers in South Korea on the Rise
– 2010-08-30

Dangerous Crossroads: US War Games in Asia Target China, Russia and North Korea
Drills around China raise temp
– by Fu Wen – 2010-09-25

More War Games, Rising Tensions: US, South Korea to Stage Another Military Exercise
– 2010-08-15

Shock wave and bubble: the untruth about the Cheonan
‘proof’ that the Cheonan was sunk by North Korea has been thoroughly discredited.
– by Hilary Keenan – 2010-08-01

Aggressive Move by Washington: US Deploys Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier to South Korea
– by Anne Flaherty – 2010-07-20

Threatening North Korea and China? South Korea Develops 1,500km Cruise Missile
– 2010-07-19

China Calls for Restraint as U.S., South Korea Plan Military Drill
– 2010-07-16

Financial Crisis Conducive to Instability of Asia’s Currency Markets: South Korea Imposes Currency Controls
– by Kavaljit Singh – 2010-06-23

The Korean Crisis: Cui Bono?
The alleged North Korean sinking of a South Korean boat has dramatically escalated tensions between North and South Korea
– by F. William Engdahl – 2010-05-31

VIDEO: The US rather than North Korea is a Threat to Global Security
US Military confirms that 20% of North Korea’s Population was Killed during Korean War
– by Michel Chossudovsky – 2010-05-29

False Findings Intent Upon Triggering Confrontation between North and South Korea
– by Kim Myong Chol – 2010-05-28

Environmental Catastrophe: US Naval Base on Jeju Island, South Korea
Call for Signatures Protesting Navy Base Construction that will Destroy Coral Reefs
– by Bruce Gagnon – 2010-01-12

US Braces for Possible Nuclear War With North Korea
– by Jung Sung-ki – 2009-09-10

North Korea and Iran: So what does the West want?
– by William Bowles – 2009-08-06

History Too Long Denied: Japan’s Unresolved Colonial Past and Today’s North Korea Problem
– by Gavan McCormack – 2009-07-22

“Rogue Hacker” and Black Ops
Behind the Cyberattacks on America and South Korea
– by Tom Burghardt – 2009-07-12

We are on the brink of war with the South, says North Korea
– 2009-01-31

Inside North Korea
An Interview with Christine Ahn
– by Gregory Elich – 2008-09-23

US Coverup: Extrajudicial Killings in South Korea
– 2008-07-06

New mass protest against government, US beef in South Korea
– 2008-07-06

North Korea and the Supernote Enigma
Allegations that North Koreans are counterfeiting U.S. currency
– by Gregory Elich – 2008-05-07

There is Little Proof North Korea was behind Fake $100 Bills
– by Kevin G. Hall – 2008-01-14

Korea-US Free Trade Agreement Pre-Mortem: Turning South Korea into an “American colony”
– by Walter Hendler – 2007-04-11

Russia Expects US Flexibility with Iran as shown with North Korea
– 2007-02-15

Russia expects the United States to show the same flexibility in resolving the problem of Iran’s nuclear program as it did with North Korea, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Moscow demands clarification from U.S. over Gates remarks about targeting Russia
– 2007-02-13

Russia has demanded an explanation from the United States over Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ remarks, which suggested that Russia was being identified as a potential threat.

The Vigilant Shield 07 War Games: Scenario opposing the US to Russia, China, Iran and North Korea
– by William M Arkin – 2007-02-10

Former US Sec of Defense suggests Military action against North Korea
– 2007-01-19

Japan now has a Ministry of Defence
– 2007-01-10

Japan has officially created a Defence Miistry and raised its military budget in a move to militarize.

APEC heads refuse to put condemnation of North Korea into writing
– 2006-11-20

APEC leaders refuse to condemn North Korea in writing or publicly

Iran urges nuclear-free Korean Peninsula
– 2006-11-19

Iran calls for the Korean Peninsula and the world to be free of nuclear weapons.

British Monarch: Homeland Security top Priority, North Korea and Iran will be addressed
British Homeland Security State
– 2006-11-15

British Monarch gives throne speech on “Security Measures” in Britain.

North Korea accuses US of deploying atomic bombs in South Korea
– 2006-11-15

Understanding North Korea
– by Stephen Gowans – 2006-11-12

North Korea is a country that is alternately reviled and ridiculed. Its leader, Kim Jong-il, is demonized by the right and mocked by the left.

US speeds Attack Plans for North Korea
– by Bill Gertz – 2006-11-03

Why Bush is seeking Confrontation with North Korea
– by Gregory Elich – 2006-10-29

North Korea’s nuclear test and UN sanctions have brought relations between the U.S. and North Korea to their lowest point since President Bush took office.

The Nuclear Arms Race and National Sovereignty
– by Rodrigue Tremblay – 2006-10-22

Anthrax Vaccine For Soldiers Serving In Iraq, Afghanistan And South Korea
– 2006-10-17

Rummy’s North Korea Connection
– 2006-10-16

Rumsfeld Was On ABB Board During North Korea Nuke Deal
– by Jacob Greber – 2006-10-15

North Korea and America: Where is the Nuclear Threat?
U.S. had Contingency Plans to Drop up to 30 Nuclear Warheads on North Korea
– 2006-10-14

America’s Preemptive Nuclear Strike Program: US Tests ICBM
After criticizing North Korea’s missile tests, the U.S. conducted a test of its own
– by Cheong Wook-sik – 2006-07-30

Missile Mania: US and Japan Threaten North Korea
– by Gregory Elich – 2006-06-27

North Korea: U.S. Keeps Mum on Warships in East Sea
– 2006-06-20

U.S. in Sweeping Plan to Strangle North Korea’s Cash Flow
– 2006-01-28

An Antidote to disinformation about North Korea
Book Review
– by Al Olson – 2005-12-28

A Turning Point in the North Korean Nuclear Dispute
– by Gregory Elich – 2005-10-20

In the early days of his second term, President Bush made a renewed effort to obstruct North-South economic cooperation

US Subversion of Diplomacy and North Korea’s Phantom Nukes
– by Gregory Elich – 2005-02-18

In the months ahead, the U.S. can be expected to intensify its pressure on South Korea and China to back more aggressive measures and it is probable that the U.S. will ask the UN Security Council to impose sanctions against North Korea.

What Drives Washington to Crush North Korea
– by Stephen Gowans – 2004-12-14

Hawk Engagement: A Dangerous Turn in US Plans for North Korea
– by Gregory Elich – 2004-11-30

US had Contingency Plans to Drop up to 30 Nuclear Warheads on North Korea
– by Reuben Staines – 2004-11-08


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