In many left forums on Ukraine and the Russian invasion, we tend to find the same uncritical support of one side or the other. On the one hand, Western (Nato, US, etc.) provision of weapons for Zelensky is glossed over, seen as uncontroversial or, at worst, a necessary compromise given the immorality of the Russian invasion. Or, we get uncritical apologies for Putin’s … [Read more...] about Left Sectarianism and Ukraine
本田 望 米国側から仕掛ける戦争の引き金は北の太平洋上水爆実験か？ 米国と北朝鮮の軍事緊張が悪化している。開戦の引き金になるものとして注目されているのは、北朝鮮の外相が述べた太平洋上での水爆実験が行われた際の米国の反応である。 The tension between the US and North Korea is heightening. What seems be the likely trigger to start a war is North Korea's nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean that the North Korean foreign minister … [Read more...] about 北朝鮮の太平洋上水爆実験で米国が「反撃」する！過度な圧力で金正恩が自暴自棄になれば朝鮮半島と日本をみちづれに!? 核＋通常ミサイル＋おとりでミサイル防衛は役に立たない！／Kim Jong-un becoming desperate or testing hydrogen bomb in Pacific Ocean can trigger war
The South Korean Government is constructing a naval base on Jeju Island. Officially named an “Island of Peace” by the late President Roh Moo Hyun, Jeju was the site of a 1948 massacre in which more than 30,000 civilians were estimated to have been slaughtered during a democratic uprising. Located strategically in the Korea Strait, the island’s potential to become a … [Read more...] about Koreans fight against military base: Why should you care?
2. In 1882 the Korean government signed a treaty with the U.S. It is usually considered an "unequal treaty" like those signed with China and Japan. Its provisions included: a. extraterritoriality (exempting U.S. citizens from Korean law and courts); U.S. rights to export opium to Korea; and the establishment of a U.S. legation b. leasing of land for a legation; a most … [Read more...] about Quiz on the History of Korean-American Relations
It is time to stop pretending that Japan is on the sidelines in the coming war. Japan's opportunistic Liberal Democratic Party (Ž©—R–¯“}?j leaders, fondly remembering the days of colonialism and the Pacific War that they still pretend was fought to liberate Asia from the Western Imperialists, are now JOINING the Americans in a new imperial war on Iraq. Under the pretense of … [Read more...] about Japan Supporting U.S. Invasion of Iraq