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China leader snubs North Korea in visit to Seoul

...source of fuel and food to the Korean Peninsula with a flurry of recent rocket...uncertainty that lingers on the Korean Peninsula.Xi's decision to meet with...official destination on the Korean Peninsula.Beijing, entangled in hostile...
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Some military experts say downsizing Eielson makes perfect sense

...Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, has said the A-10s are in Alaska as backup for U.S. ground forces on the Korean Peninsula, for example. The A-10s are designed specifically to support ground troops. In Alaska, the aircraft are closer...
Keeping base closures isn't about economy, but security

...regime is unpredictable at best. This fact becomes very important in view of U.S. military reductions on the Korean Peninsula. Above all, we must not give potential adversaries the impression that the U.S. has militarily discounted any...
Bridging the trust deficit with China

...avoiding a catastrophic war on the Korean Peninsula. Both subjects matter. Both...Heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula will undoubtedly feature prominently...lasting peace to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula. Another area where both countries...
State sidesteps recession in '10, stocks up cash reserves

...Alaska's military bases, another economic bulwark, seem secure, and with tensions heating up again on the Korean Peninsula and with China, the strategic importance of the Army and Air Force installations in Anchorage and Fairbanks is underscored...
Nuclear blinders: N. Korea's newly revealed nuclear facility should surprise no one

...start bilateral negotiations with the North. Instead, serious efforts need to be made with China on reunifying the Korean peninsula, a goal made ever more urgent by the clear transition of power now underway in Pyongyang as Kim Jong Il faces the...
This Day in History

...1998, officials from the United States, China and North and South Korea seeking a permanent peace for the divided Korean peninsula announced in Geneva they had removed the last obstacles to full-blown talks.
In the Stacks: Books on reptiles, Buddhists top this week's library selections

...subject and built "Chess City." Part history, part travelogue, part memoir - all interesting! "Crisis on the Korean Peninsula," by Michael O'Hanlon and Mike Mochizuki. Is there a way to avoid war with North Korea? The authors of this...
This Day in History

...hope depends on helping them. In 2005, Pope Benedict the 16th marked his first Christmas as pope, calling for concrete actions to back up "signs of hope" in the Middle East and urging peace in Darfur, Sudan and the Korean peninsula.
Seeking Peace

...He spoke of the peace needed in the Middle East, Iraq, Syria, Africa and in Asia, mentioning specifically the Korean peninsula. At the same time, here at home in the United States we have the fierce debate within our society and in the Congress...


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