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  1. Bush's forked tongue

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... personnel to conduct all necessary monitoring'. In return, the US 'will begin the process of removing the designation of [North Korea] as a state-sponsor of terrorism...' North Korea ... delivered a long-awaited declaration of its nuclear programmes. That same day, Mr Bush notified Congress of his intention to rescind designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism ...

  2. The axis of anger

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Russia and South Korea- to remain united. It is important not to overreact. For one thing, North Korea has not said that it will no longer take part in the talks. What it said was that it would ... to 'resume the six-way talks' and 'respect and treat the United States as a friend' unless Washington 'slanders' the North Korean system and 'interferes in its internal ...

  3. Too close for comfort

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and political ties. While South Korea remains an American ally, China, and not the United States, is its biggest trading partner. Only last month, China opened a cultural centre in Seoul, the first ... encompassed much of present-day northeastern China, as well as all of North Korea, was a vassal kingdom of China. The dispute threatened to seriously damage relations between the two countries, since ...

  4. Pyongyang calling

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... States and North Korea was reached, the so-called Agreed Framework signed in Geneva on October 21, 1994. At the time, North Korea agreed to give up its gas-graphite reactors, which produce ... Frank Ching Despite the Obama administration's insistence that Bill Clinton's dramatic trip to North Korea was a private one separate from Washington's dispute ...

  5. United in adversity

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The North Korean nuclear arms crisis, which has done so much to bring China and the United States together, may well take the bilateral relationship to a new level now ... to agree to procedures for verifying the declaration that it has made on its nuclear programmes. Washington has refused to remove North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism until ...

  6. Running out of patience

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the question. Instead, Chinese officials have told North Korea that it should be satisfied with Dr Rice's recent remarks that the US recognised that it was a sovereign state. Dr Rice also said ... of the security council that is surrounded by nuclear states, such as the US, Russia and India. It does not want another on its border. Besides, if North Korea became a nuclear state, Japan and South ...

  7. An olive branch from North Korea

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and had 'decided to resume the six-way talks'. These have been suspended since September. Moreover, it said that North Korea was prepared to respect the United States and 'treat ... but, as secretary of state, her attitude may be different. And John Bolton, who does not try to disguise his contempt for North Korea, will no longer be undersecretary of state. Another idea ...

  8. On another planet

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching No sooner had the UN Security Council issued a presidential statement on April 13 reprimanding North Korea for its rocket launch earlier this month than Pyongyang retaliated by ordering international monitors out of the country, announced that it was restarting its Yongbyon nuclear facility and declared its withdrawal from the six-party talks. The United States and Japan ...

  9. Baby steps

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Despite North Korea's post-conference blast at the US, the six-party talks in Beijing last week went relatively well, all things considered. The US, in a concession, even held ... Vice-Minister Wang Yi, at his press briefing on Friday, made it clear that all six parties, including North Korea, had agreed that the talks would continue, most likely in October, and that there should ...

  10. Mr Hu's winning ways

    Posted Nov 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of euphoria as Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing announced the agreement that had been reached by all the parties- North and South Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russia. The delegates all broke ... that came close to reneging on what it had endorsed. In that statement, Pyongyang said 'the United States should not even dream' of North Korea's 'dismantlement of its nuclear ...




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