News Release

Korea Crisis


TIM SHORROCK, timshorrock at, @TimothyS
Shorrock is a Washington-based journalist who spent part of his youth in South Korea and has been writing about North and South Korea since the late 1970s. He just returned from a two-month stay in Gwangju, South Korea, where during the Korean presidential campaign he interviewed South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In. He writes about U.S.-Korea relations for The Nation and the Korea Center for Investigative Reporting.He was just interviewed by The Real News: “Has Trump Threatened Nuclear War on North Korea?

DAVID VINE, vine[at]
Vine is a professor at American University and author of the book Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World. He said today: “Guam is called the ‘tip of the spear’ which says a lot about its purpose.” Vine recently wrote the piece “Forty-Five Blows Against Democracy, How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, and Military Regimes.”