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  • The French Army In Korea

    01/06/2021 11:34:52 AM PST · by blueunicorn6 · 24 replies
    History | 1/6/2021 | blueunicorn6
    I think that it is time to do away with, on Free Republic, the idea that French Soldiers aren’t very brave. I am a retired American Soldier so I don’t owe the French anything. I am currently reading a book about the Korean War (1950-1953). It is titled IN MORTAL COMBAT. I am at the point where China has entered the war. The Chinese have sent hundreds of thousands of Soldiers into Korea. The UN forces have been rocked. The South Koreans are falling back. The US troops are falling back. The English are falling back. The Turks are falling...
  • South Korea bans anti-Pyongyang leaflets being ballooned to the North but human rights groups question the strategy

    12/14/2020 5:18:04 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 8 replies
    ABC News (Australia) ^ | 14 December 2020 | ABC (Australia) News
    South Korea's parliament has passed a bill to ban the launching of propaganda leaflets into North Korea, a move that was condemned by rights activists as a violation of freedom of speech. The new law carries a three-year prison term and fines of 30 million won ($36,000) for anyone found guilty Groups run by North Korean defectors and other campaigners have for decades sent anti-Pyongyang leaflets — alongside food, medicine, US$1 bills, mini radios and USB sticks containing South Korean news and dramas — into the North, usually by balloon or in bottles on border rivers. North Korea has long...
  • Ideas Behind Anti-Korean Prejudice Unchanged in 100 yrs: Japanese Author

    12/08/2020 9:50:31 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake that hit eastern Japan triggered massacres of Korean people, and it's clearly established that false claims were behind the acts. But in recent years, hate speech that outright rejects clear historical facts has become more widespread. For nonfiction author Naoki Kato, 53, the situation shows that "the same ideas of discrimination that existed 100 years ago remain today." The Mainichi Shimbun interviewed him to find out more about his view of the current situation. Mainichi Shimbun: As the author of "Trick: The people who want to deny the massacres of Korean people," (rough translation) what's...
  • Newsom Defies Supreme Court [semi-satire]

    12/04/2020 7:12:05 PM PST · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 6 Dec 2020 | John Semmens
    After Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) got away with ignoring the US Supreme Court's rebuke of his violation of religious liberty, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif) has decided he, too, will ignore the Court. "I understand that the Court thinks they are doing the right thing, but let me point out that our Constitution is set up to protect life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness," the Governor recalled. "In this list life comes before liberty. In fact, without life there is no chance for liberty. By cracking down on church attendance I am saving the lives of millions of Californians. The sacrifice...
  • South Korea reports bird flu outbreak on duck farm: OIE

    12/01/2020 5:25:28 AM PST · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11-30-20 | Reuters Staff 1 MIN READ
    The outbreak, which occurred in the town of Girin-ri, killed 19,000 ducks, the OIE said in a website alert, quoting the South Korean agriculture ministry. Some 392,000 chickens and ducks at a total of six farms were killed preventively, the ministry also said.
  • What of India's 'Act East' policy?

    11/29/2020 1:33:48 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Monday, November 30, 2020 | Sanjib Pohit
    By rejecting the RCEP membership, we have given China a free hand to integrate its economy with Asian nations. Maybe India should look West now The "Act East" policy, with a focus on an extended neighbourhood in the Asia-Pacific Region, has been the cornerstone of India's diplomacy in the current decade. While it was originally conceived as an economic initiative, in recent years, it has gained political, strategic and cultural dimensions, including the establishment of institutional mechanisms for dialogue and cooperation. India has upgraded its relations to a strategic partnership with Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia,...
  • BREAKING: Joe Biden spoke to South Korean President about North Korean nuclear issue

    11/11/2020 5:43:31 PM PST · by McGruff · 53 replies
    Breasking 911 ^ | Nov 11, 2020
    BREAKING: Joe Biden spoke to South Korean President about North Korean nuclear issue in 14-minute phone call; both agreed to meet shortly after inauguration - @YonhapNews
  • Rise up Minutemen and women of God[Charismatic Caucus]

    11/08/2020 5:41:56 PM PST · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | The Joshua Chronicles
    I am walking you through every jot and tittle of My Word as my fire dresses and consumes you in My Glory for you have overcome as Enoch and Elijah. So now I shall walk with you as Enoch and My fire will come down for you when you call upon my name as it did for Elijah for now you are My Holy place of rest and my healing hands saturated in the oils of Exodus shall bring healing to all you touch and speak over with the oil of Unity for As I was with Moses now I...
  • Biden Slams Trump Friendship With 'Thug'(s) Kim ("...and the Chinese president and Putin and others and he pokes his finger in eye of all of our friends...")

    10/23/2020 7:33:24 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    IB Times ^ | 10/23/20
    Democratic candidate Joe Biden on Thursday denounced President Donald Trump for befriending North Korea's "thug" leader, likening his diplomacy to working with Hitler. In a sharp clash in their final presidential debate, Biden attacked Trump's insistence that he has avoided war through his summits with Kim Jong Un. "He's talked about his good buddy, who's a thug," Biden said of the young North Korean leader. "That's like saying we had a good relationship with Hitler before he invaded Europe -- the rest of Europe. Come on." But Biden indicated he was also willing to meet with Kim, saying his condition...
  • Iran To Import North Korean missiles In 25-Year Military Deal With China

    10/22/2020 7:13:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Oil Price ^ | 10/22/2020 | Simon Watkins
    Following the end on the 18th of October of the 13-year United Nations’ embargo on Iran buying or selling weapons, the roll-out of the military component of the 25-year deal between China and Iran will begin in November, as exclusively revealed by Oil After a series of meetings in China on the 9th and 10th of October between Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Zarif, and his China counterpart, Wang Yi, this military component may now also feature the deployment in Iran of North Korean weaponry and technology, in exchange for oil, according to sources very close to the Iranian government...
  • Coronavirus: North Korea warnings over 'yellow dust coming from China'

    10/23/2020 4:41:20 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 4 replies
    BBC News ^ | October 23, 2020
    North Korea has warned its citizens to stay indoors over fears that "yellow dust" which blows in from China could bring coronavirus with it. The streets of the capital Pyongyang were reported to be virtually empty on Thursday following the warning. The secretive state claims to be coronavirus-free but has been on high alert since January with strict border closures and restrictions on movement. There is no known link between the seasonal dust clouds and Covid-19. However, they are not the only country to suggest a link. The BBC's Disinformation Team notes Turkmenistan also alleged virus-laden dust was the reason...
  • Obama: Trump Doesn’t Have ‘Patience,’ ‘Focus’ to Change U.S. Foreign Policy

    10/15/2020 9:16:06 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 15 2020 | PAM KEY
    Former President Barack Obama said in an interview with on the “Pod Save America” podcast on Wednesday that President Donald Trump didn’t “have the patience and the focus to really substantially change a lot of U.S. foreign policy.” Tommy Vietor asked, “You spent countless hours with Vice President Biden talking about national security. What did you learn about how he thinks about diplomacy and counterterrorism and the use of military force that others would not have seen?”
  • North Korean's Take On Cancel Culture in America

    10/13/2020 12:02:48 PM PDT · by Maceman · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 13, 2020 | Yeonmi Park
    Thank you for helping me to shine a light on the darkest place in the world! So grateful for your subscription to my channel.
  • Top Maxine Waters Staffer Lobbied For Chinese Communist Party Military

    10/12/2020 5:12:58 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 6 replies
    The National Pulse ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2020 | NATALIE WINTERS
    DANA THOMPSON, A FORMER LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR AND CHIEF COUNSEL TO REP. MAXINE WATERS, REGISTERED AS A LOBBYIST ON BEHALF A HOST OF CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY-LINKED ENTITIES, THE NATIONAL PULSE CAN REVEAL. Thompson, who also served as Chief of Staff for Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, was a former Principal at lobbying behemoth Podesta Group before co-founding Fulcrum Public Affairs, the “only 100% Black and Latinx-owned government relations firm in Washington, DC.” While at the Podesta Group, the project of Democratic heavyweights John and Tony Podesta, Thompson registered to lobby on behalf of three Chinese Communist Party-linked entities: a controversial telecommunications...
  • ‘I have failed' - Kim Jong Un shows tearful side in confronting North Korea's hardships

    10/12/2020 5:11:11 PM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 56 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | October 12, 2020 | Josh Smith
    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appeared to shed tears at the weekend as he thanked citizens for their sacrifices, in the most striking demonstration yet of how he is relying on his "man of the people" persona to tackle his country's deepening crises. Though the young leader has consolidated his rule over the isolated nation with ruthless purges, North Korea watchers say he has also sought to portray himself as a more traditional political leader than his eccentric father, Kim Jong Il.
  • John Bolton: Trump Is a ‘Useful Idiot’ to Many Foreign Dictators

    09/15/2020 6:48:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/14/2020 | Pam Key
    Former National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Situation Room” that President Donald Trump has been a “useful idiot” in his dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, and North Korean Kim Jong-un. Anchor Wolf Blitzer asked, “Lieutenant Colonel Vindman also told The Atlantic magazine President Trump is in his words, Vladimir Putin is a useful idiot. Do you agree with that characterization?
  • How Trump has made America better than it was four years ago

    10/07/2020 2:49:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 6 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 10/6/2020 | Hugh Hewitt
    Trump has reduced the U.S. military footprint abroad, choosing to punch hard while pulling back. The Islamic State’s so-called caliphate in the Middle East has been destroyed. Syria and Iran are on notice. The two biggest terrorist leaders alive when Trump took office, the Islamic State’s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani, are now dead. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have recently signed major diplomatic agreements with Israel, a breakthrough engineered by the Trump administration and the first such pact between the Jewish state and its Arab neighbors in 25 years. The president has focused the...
  • Word For 2021[Charismatic Caucus]

    09/25/2020 3:51:32 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    In this new Year my children of light shall be my children of gladness in that my spirit will overwhelm the valleys with floods of my Angels of Breakthrough . New cures for diseases will sprout up as blades of grass. In this very same way as my children of light touch those crying out to me, truly you shall see unclean spirits leave them as healing rises up in their wellsprings. My justice shall be swift and true. My Word will become paramount for there is power in My Word and as you declare I shall remove the mountains...
  • Kim Jong Un apologizes in letter to Seoul for shooting of South Korean official

    09/25/2020 8:52:01 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    bbc ^ | 09/25/2020 | Jake Kwon
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologized for the death of a South Korean government worker who was shot dead by North Korean troops after crossing a maritime border between the two countries. In a letter sent to South Korea's Blue House Friday morning, North Korea said units responded to a call that an unidentified male was found floating on an object in the sea. The letter claims about 10 rounds were fired at the man after he did not comply with a soldier's demand to identify himself and subsequent warning shots. North Korea says only a pool of...
  • The first Korean martyrs - Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

    09/19/2020 10:52:08 PM PDT · by Cronos · 1 replies
    Franciscan media ^ | 20 September | Franciscan media
    Saint of the Day - Saint Andrew Kim TaegonThe first native Korean priest, Andrew Kim Taegon was the son of Christian converts. Following his baptism at the age of 15, Andrew traveled 1,300 miles to the seminary in Macao, China. After six years, he managed to return to his country through Manchuria. That same year he crossed the Yellow Sea to Shanghai and was ordained a priest. Back home again, he was assigned to arrange for more missionaries to enter by a water route that would elude the border patrol. He was arrested, tortured, and finally beheaded at the Han...