There is a little bit of generational animosity and a little adversarial history between South Korea and Japan. Although the previous dispute was long ago, the mistrust continues today. Currently, there is a bit of a trade issue going on as Japan and South Korea do not consider each other ‘white list’ trading partners anymore. […]Read More Japan and South Korea Need to Synchronize Military Cooperation
There is still historical animosity between the peoples of South Korea and Japan. This rift is a left-over from 1910 to 1945 when Japan colonized Korea. Last year South Korea’s Supreme Court demanded two Japanese companies pay a total of $352,000 to four plaintiffs for forced-labor during that period. Japan’s government dismissed the suit claiming […]Read More North Korea Benefits As Tensions Increase Between Seoul and Tokyo
As Kim Jong Un speaks on the world stage, whether at the United Nations or to the global media we should be careful not to misread his intentions. The North Korean leader said he will give President Trump until the end of the year to complete a deal or else, or else what? Well, […]Read More Kim Jong Un’s Speech Reminds the U.S. to Keep Pressure on North Korea
It has been almost 66 years since the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement. This agreement brought the Korean War into the status of a ‘cease-fire,’ an ordinarily uncomfortable and sometimes strenuous status which has continued since 1953. For nearly seven decades the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea has provided […]Read More Is the US expecting too much from South Korea?
Despite U.S. President Trump’s best efforts to convince North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to dismantle his country’s nuclear weapons program, the administration may be severely limited in how much it can curtail economic sanctions for an agreement to work. North Korean use of slave labor and other severe human-rights violations pose an immovable obstacle […]Read More North Korean Slave Labor Will Keep Sanctions Going
In the wake of significant steps taken by the North Korean government to scale back its nuclear weapons program the U.S. might begin lifting economic sanctions levied against the totalitarian regime. However, FDD.org also known as Foundation for Defense of Democracies has stated that the bar for leniency shouldn’t be any lower than a total […]Read More Keeping the North Korean Sanctions Going
In our increasingly cyber world maintaining the security of computer systems has never been more critical. In the past few years, it is increasingly evident that supporting an active defense of our computer infrastructure is as challenging as it is vital. Security breaches from North Korea, Russia, and China, as well as leaks caused by […]Read More A Look At International Cyber Security