New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, December 12, 2011 7:46 - 2 Comments
In an exclusive report, Matthew Hoey, the global outreach coordinator for the Save Jeju campaign explains why the fight against plans for a US military base on China's doorstep is one that peace activists, both in South Korea and internationally, can and must win. Failure to do so, he warns, could lead to the biggest nuclear showdown since the Cuban missile crisis.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, October 31, 2011 14:00 - 2 CommentsAway from the headlines, the inhabitants of South Korea's Jeju Island, home to more World Natural Heritage sites than any other place on earth, are bravely resisting plans to turn their idyllic home into a US military base, a "forward line" against China. In an exclusive essay, Noam Chomsky and Matthew Hoey raise the alarm about one of our "most critical struggles against a potentially devastating war".
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, October 24, 2011 3:22 - 1 CommentThe Hankyoreh, South Korea’s fourth largest newspaper, is the country's only non-corporate daily. Owned by workers and thousands of citizens, it's a unique experiment in radical media. In an exclusive essay, its executive editor, Taesun Kwon, charts a highly inspiring success story.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Thursday, October 7, 2010 4:25 - 2 CommentsA few days ago, an obscure 27-year old was announced as the soon-to-be leader of North Korea, the country with the fourth largest army in the world. A succession process shrouded in mystery and speculation has left many asking whether the regime will be able to survive. In an exclusive special report, Peter Ward, Ceasefire's Korea correspondent, shows that however decried and derided the regime might be publicly, Western governments are tacitly hoping for its survival.
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