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  1. A closing window of opportunity

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... amends. The Japanese, however, feel that they have apologised and expressed regret on many occasions. Also, since China waived war reparations, Japan has no legal obligation to compensate war ... serious problem stems not from these disputes but from history. Although almost 60 years have passed since the end of the second world war, the seeds of hostility continue to poison ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Understanding the origins of war can pave a path to peace for North Korea

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... Andrew Leung Andrew Leung proposes a long-term solution to satisfy all parties in the nuclear stand-off Understanding the driving forces of war can pave path to peace for North Korea ... and for all in a credible, verifiable way, in return for an iron-clad, long-term guarantee for its sovereignty and security? In The History of the Peloponnesian War , Thucydides wrote in 431BC ...

  3. News - China - NUCLEAR TENSION

    War of words grows between US and Beijing over North Korea nuclear test

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Blame game over Pyongyang's third nuclear test intensifies as official news agency rounds on US media's coverage of Beijing's policies War of words over North Korea's bomb Washington, rather than Beijing, should take greater responsibility for Pyongyang's third nuclear test last week, Xinhua said in a commentary attacking foreign media reports ...

  4. Flawed split sowed seeds of war

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Susan Ramsay Split in two Korea used to be just one country, but for a long time it was caught between the wars of China and Japan. From 1910 until 1945, it was ruled by the Japanese. But after the second world war, when Japan surrendered, Korea was divided into North and South, along the 38th parallel. The split, formalised in 1948, was in accordance with a United Nations ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... underfunded. Last year, global military spending reportedly exceeded US$1.7trillion. This level is hard to explain in a post-cold-war world and amid a financial crisis. Nuclear weapons budgets ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Negotiations with North Korea may restart, but to what end?

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of a dreaded second Korean war. Now the question is whether there's a face-saving way to bring about dialogue so the North can, in effect, declare a rhetorical victory and go into negotiations. US ... to the role of host of six-party talks that would probably go nowhere in practical achievements but would at least head off a conflict that could turn into a regional war. There's no telling how ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Beijing rethinks its North Korea policy priorities

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Letters

    ... in place until the cold war was over. The Korean cold war is far from over. Following North Korea's angry reaction to last month's extension of UN sanctions, the US proceeded with joint ... and aircraft to the peninsula underlines Beijing's growing frustration with North Korea and increasing desire to meet the US half way. Paul Letters is a political commentator. His second world war ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pacific rivals vie for prize of India

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Halloran

    ... Indian politicians and bureaucrats seem stuck in the cold war days when India proclaimed that it was "non-aligned", pacifist, and aloof from the critical issues of the day. Some critics ...

  9. Don't repeat the folly of Iraq's war in Iran

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The US-led war on Iraq was originally justified with intelligence on the country's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, which proved to be unfounded. It was a costly error, financially ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Talks essential in North Korea stand-off

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... itself in an awkward position, having worked with the US after a third North Korean nuclear test in formulating a new round of UN Security Council sanctions, which sparked the latest war ...




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