North Korea’s nukes

27 Apr

See also North Korea? The problem is Washington I make a point of checking into centrist media like FP and Al-Monitor from time to time. Though essentially supportive of a rotten global status quo, both have their uses. Al-Monitor frequently … Read More »

Perilous days

3 Sep

In a Sputnik article last month, replicated in the excellent Off-Guardian, Pepe Escobar gives a useful appraisal of the conflicting interests of China and the USA in the South China Sea. It’s a well informed piece and I recommend it, though … Read More »


11 Mar

“We have a saying in the north”, Sa tells me. “We let our young people go south to fight. So many never returned, and now we wonder why they went.” There’s a sheen to his boyish features. A dash too of … Read More »