Tag: Korean War

North Korean soldiers carry an aluminum casket containing remains of a U.S. serviceman killed during the Korean War toward U.N. Command soldiers, foreground, at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea in 1998. (AP)

U.S. Sends 100 Caskets to DMZ to Receive Service Members’ Remains

The U.S. military announced it moved 100 caskets to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on Saturday in anticipation of North Korea’s release of the remains of U.S. service members who went missing during the Korean War in the 1950s.

Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un

Foreign Minister: South Korea Wants to End Korean War by End of Year

South Korea’s foreign minister told reporters Monday that Seoul hopes to see an official end to the Korean War by the end of the year, which would require all the parties who signed the 1953 armistice – the two Koreas, China, and the United States – to agree to a peace treaty.

South Korean honour guards salute at the Korean War Memorial in Seoul. Tuesday's unprecedented US-North Korea summit could finally pave the way for the longest ceasefire in history to be replaced by a peace treaty

Kim Jong-Un Agrees to Repatriate America’s Korean War Dead

The joint declaration signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un included a commitment to “recovering POW/MIA remains, including the immediate repatriation of those already identified.”

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in raise their hands after signing on a joint statement at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

North Korea Accuses Trump of Ruining Mood of Potential Korean Detente by Taking Credit for Historical Feat

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry reportedly accused U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration of engaging in a “dangerous attempt” to ruin the mood of the prospective Korean detente with “misleading” claims that it is the main driver behind the potential denuclearization of the peninsula. North Korea argues that dictator Kim Jong-un is the sole force pushing the regime to the negotiating table.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean Dictator Kim Jung-Un

Hotline Opened Between North and South Korean Leaders

A week before the scheduled summit meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, their respective nations established a hotline allowing direct communication between the two leaders. It is the first time the leaders of the two Koreas have been able to communicate directly with each other.

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Rolling Thunder Prez: We Will Ride Until We Get Answers from Our Government

The annual “Ride for Freedom” on Memorial Day weekend will keep raging until the government brings prisoners of war (POWs) back home and closure to the families of American service members who are still missing in action (MIAs), the national president of Rolling Thunder, which organizes the event, told Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot Channel 125.

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North Korea’s Nuclear Test Derailed Secret Peace Talks with U.S.

The Korean War never actually ended — both North Korea and the United States are in their seventh decade of a temporary armistice — but over the weekend it surfaced that the North Koreans quietly reached out to the U.S. for a permanent peace treaty last fall, only to change their minds and abandon the effort after their illegal nuclear weapons test on January 6.

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‘ISIS Delenda Est’—What the Romans Knew About Winning a War

What should we do in the face of a relentless, and remorseless, enemy? The Roman Empire had a good answer. Yes, 2,000 years before Ronald Reagan summed up his Cold War strategy as, “We win, they lose,” the Romans had the same idea.

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North Korea Using Photos of South Korean President for Target Practice

United Press International (UPI) reports that North Korean soldiers are using pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye for target practice. They are putting pictures of her on targets and blasting away, with the “training session” broadcast by the dictatorship’s TV station as propaganda.

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‘Fatty Monster U.S. Imperialists’: North Korea Celebrates Hate America Month

On Thursday, the North Korean government culminated the celebration of “Struggle Against US Imperialism Month” with a large stadium commemoration of the anniversary of the Korean War. In addition to propaganda significantly more belligerent than its usual fare and praise for communist leader Kim Il Sung and current dictator Kim Jong Un, the nation’s museums were teeming with individuals observing the holiday.

U.S. activist Gloria Steinem, seventh from right, two Nobel Peace Prize laureates Mairead Maguire, from Northern Ireland, third from right, Leymah Gbowee, from Liberia, fourth from right, and other activists march to the Imjingak Pavilion with South Korea.

Abortion Advocate Gloria Steinem Heads Campaign To End Korean War

While North Korean television depicted women in colorful traditional garb welcoming Steinem and the other activists along a main street in Pyongyang, hundreds of South Koreans reportedly accused the activists of “flattering Kim Jong-un” and promoting a “fake peace.” These protesters said the activists had allowed themselves to be used as propaganda by North Korea.

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Secret Korean War Plane Wreckage Revealed

San Diego residents found the wreckage of a Korean War-era fighter plane about a year ago and are just now revealing the details of their find and research to the public.