Category: Asia

What is on the Moon?

What is on the Moon?

Ray Cline, a part of the so-called “China cowboys” clique inside the CIA, would be one of the chief American backers of the World Anti-Communist League during its foundation and for years afterwards. As noted before, General Curtis LeMay and Cline were both members of the American Security Council as...

More Japanese view US as in decline and threat to nation, survey shows

More Japanese view US as in decline and threat to nation, survey shows

By Eric Johnston OSAKA – In a year of one of the most tumultuous U.S. presidential elections in memory, a new study by the Washington-based Pew Research Center has shown that while 72 percent of Japanese retain a favorable view of the United States, 61 percent see America in decline...

Two top officials defect from North Korean embassy in Beijing

Two top officials defect from North Korean embassy in Beijing

Two high-ranking officials from the North Korean embassy in Beijing -including a man who had overseen leader Kim Jong-un’s health care – defected with their families last month, a source well-informed on North Korea revealed. “On Sept. 28, a heavyweight representative in North Korea’s mission in Beijing – who came...

S. Korea conducts huge artillery drill near DMZ as tensions rise

S. Korea conducts huge artillery drill near DMZ as tensions rise

By Kim Gamel and Yoo Kyong Chang SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said it conducted its largest-ever artillery drill near the heavily militarized border with the North on Thursday, at a time when relations between the two countries have sharply deteriorated. The live-fire exercise was timed for the...