We’re Surrounded and That Simplifies the Problem

November 17th, 2012

By Dan Miller At the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean Conflict, Marine Colonel (later Lt. General) Chesty Puller told his men “We’ve been looking for the enemy for some time now. We’ve finally found him. We’re surrounded. That simplifies things.” We’re surrounded too and that may simplify things for us as well. Colonel […]


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After 61 Years, Korean War Offers Modern Lessons

June 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller As we remember our military personnel who gave their lives during the conflict, we might also think about the reasons it happened and about how to diminish the likelihood of another, in Korea and elsewhere. Sixty-one years ago, on June 25, 1950, North Korea “unexpectedly” invaded South Korea.  As we remember our […]


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What Does Korea’s Chaos Portend for the United States?

December 18th, 2010

By Dan Miller How volatile will the North be during its transfer of power? Recent Events: On March 26 North Korea sank the South Korean naval vessel Cheonan southwest of the island of Baeknyeong-do just south of the contested sea border with North Korea. It resulted in the loss of forty-six lives. North Korea denied all […]


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The Past Is Prologue

December 2nd, 2010

By Dan Miller So it is with China, Russia and Korea. The events leading up to the North Korean invasion of South Korea sixty years ago are, of course, now ancient history, dull and little considered in evaluating current events. Stalin, Mao and Kim il-Sung are dead. Unfortunately, their spirits survive and continue to haunt […]


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The Korean Situation is Highly Complex and Difficult

November 29th, 2010

By Dan Miller In 1910 Korea, long under Japanese military occupation, was formally annexed by Japan. North and South Korea have been divided more or less along the 38th parallel since 1948. This flowed from the 1945 surrender of Japan and the decision that the United States would have trusteeship of Korea to the south […]


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