Sony has a tumultuous month with its hacking scandal involving the embarrassing leaked emails, ncluding: Angela Jolie, Barack Obama, and Leaked Salaries. Sony being sued because of the leaked data is not the worst part, but the potential loss of its business because Hollywood can no longer trust Sony is probably even worse. So at Sony's darkest hour, Sony decides to deflect … [Read more...] about Sony: the great propagandizer in the middle of its hacking scandal
North Korea is the most vilified nation in the world. But in truth, it should be considered the shining city on top of a hill as far as human spirit is concerned. HOW??? You wouldn't think that by what you typically read in the international news (dominated by Western media). Oh, the people in North Korea are so wretched. They eat dirt, have no freedom, live in a police … [Read more...] about Support for Korea Non-Intervention, Self-Determination and a Peaceful Northeast Asia
Lately we have been spending a lot of time discussing Korea. Yesterday I had a chance to discuss this issue with one of my best friends over lunch. This post is essentially a distillation of that conversation. There are few more important points people should bear in mind when thinking about what is happening in that region. The DPRK indeed bombed an inhabited area … [Read more...] about The bully has been stabbed by the smaller kid, but now what?
May 20, 2010 By Stephen Gowans http://gowans.wordpress.com/2010/05/20/the-sinking-of-the-cheonan-another-gulf-of-tonkin-incident/ While the South Korean government announced on May 20 that it has overwhelming evidence that one of its warships was sunk by a torpedo fired by a North Korean submarine, there is, in fact, no direct link between North Korea and the sunken ship. … [Read more...] about (Stephen Gowans) “The sinking of the Cheonan: Another Gulf of Tonkin incident”
On 26 March 2010, South Korean (ROK) naval ship, Cheonan was sunk 1.9 km off the southwest coast of Baengnyeong Island. 46 of the 104 sailors were presumed killed. South Korea claims the ship was sunk due to a torpedo attack from North Korea (DPRK). "The cause of this explosion was not immediately determined, although experts said that an external explosion was likely, as … [Read more...] about The Cheonan incident – what do you make of it?