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Korean Peace Talks

6 European nations condemn North Korean missile launches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council didn’t issue a statement after discussing North Korea’s latest missile tests but six European nations on the council are condemning Pyongyang’ repeated launches, saying they illustrate its ongoing efforts to develop its ballistic missile programs and expand its arsenal.Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany,…
bubmag
April 1, 2020
Korean Peace Talks

COVID reshapes Iran policy; Taliban press attacks; Hospitals brace for shortages; Navy battens down; And a bit more.

President Trump cancelled a U.S. military response to Iranian-backed attacks in Iraq because of the coronavirus, NBC News reported Thursday. At a meeting last week to choose among options for responding to attacks by Kataib Hezbollah and other Iran-backed proxy militia groups inside Iraq, the president “expressed concern that hitting back…
bubmag
March 20, 2020
Korean Peace Talks

Afghanistan’s competing ‘presidents’; COVID-19 accelerates in US; Army tests supergun; North Korea tests missiles; And a bit more.

Afghanistan’s new big problem. Afghan President Ghani and the man he bested in the most recent election, Abdullah Abdullah, both held presidential inauguration ceremonies today. The events were held “just a few minutes and a thin wall apart,” the New York Times reports today from the Afghan capital of Kabul.  What’s…
bubmag
March 9, 2020