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South Korea’s Park Questioned at Court Hearing on Arrest Request

Seoul (Tasnim) – South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power. Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-looking Park entering the Seoul Central District Court building amid a barrage of camera flashes. […]

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US Targets China & Russia Under Guise of ‘Korea Protector’

Seoul, South Korea (SCF) The sped-up deployment of America’s THAAD missile defense system in South Korea this week has triggered alarm over a new arms race in the Asia-Pacific region. Central to regional concerns is the following question: why is the US missile system capable of penetrating deep inside Chinese and Russian territory? The installation of the […]

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US Deploys Missile Defense in S. Korea despite Russia, China Opposition

Pyeongtaek, South Korea (Tasnim) – The US has begun to deploy its advanced THAAD anti-missile defense system in South Korea, despite angry opposition from Russia and China. The step comes after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles toward Japan as part of an exercise targeting US bases there. According to US Pacific Command, the first […]

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US Contemplates Attack Against North Korea

Washington (SCF) – The fact that the White House is seriously weighing the option of using military force against North Korea is an obvious deviation from what President Donald Trump said during the election campaign. He promised that the US would keep away from local conflicts. According to him, Iran was the main geopolitical foe. Now, this concept […]

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South Korea and Japan to Initiate Talks on Sharing Intelligence

(GPA) Seoul – The governments in Tokyo and Seoul have decided to expedite the process of reaching an agreement and signing on to the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) together in order to better share information concerning North Korea. The agreement would allow for more direct cooperation between the two states when it […]


The US Seems to Have Just Provoked North Korea. What For?

(SCF) – The world is by now accustomed to the provocative antics of US strike aircraft, drones, electronic warfare planes and nuclear-armed navy ships that zoom and roar and splash aggressively in so many regions of our conflict-ridden globe, but the latest little prank seemed designed to attract hilarity and resentment in equal measure. The wind-up involved two US […]