Negotiating Without Understanding

June 13th, 2012

By Dan Miller When we don’t understand what other countries mean we usually screw up. That can be unhealthy. North Korea is either developing nuclear weapons or it is not. Ditto Iran. Both could give our home-grown “statesmen” lessons in flip-flopping to appeal to different audiences. Even if we (and they) have reasonably competent translators […]


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Can a Nuclear Attack on Israel Be Compared Legitimately with the Holocaust?

March 6th, 2012

By Dan Miller It can be and should be. According to this article by the editor-in-chief of the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s AIPAC speech moved closer than ever to the point of no return en route to war with Iran. Netanyahu compared Iran to Nazi Germany, its nuclear facilities to death camps, and […]


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Panetta Talks the Talk

October 30th, 2011

By Dan Miller At a news conference in Seoul, Korea today, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said that “provocations by North Korea similar to a pair of deadly attacks last year will not be tolerated.” He pledged that the United States will “sustain and enhance its military presence on the peninsula and in the Asian […]


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Ex President Carter Flies off to North Korea – Again

April 25th, 2011

By Dan Miller He is soooo wise, great and cool. Ex President Carter, fired after one term in office and therefore an honored world leader, will fly from China to North Korea shortly for a three day visit to discuss changes in the DPRK’s efforts (thus far apparently successful) to build and test nuclear weapons […]


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North Koreans Are Starving

March 26th, 2011

By Dan Miller According to this article, more than six million people there “urgently need food aid because of substantial falls in domestic production, food imports and international aid, the United Nations said on Friday.” Sixteen million (58.27%) of the 27,457,492 people there rely on the state-run distribution system. There is no mention in the […]


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