Tag: north korea

environment

Virginia Tech expert: Potential solutions still exist in North Korean crisis

If North Korea remains committed to advancing its nuclear program and the U.S. will accept nothing other than complete disarmament, a diplomatic solution is unlikely.


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Virginia Tech expert warns against over reaction in North Korean standoff

The most realistic U.S option at this point in dealing with North Korea is some form of containment coupled with diplomacy.


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Mark Warner discusses situation in North Korea

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement on North Korea.


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Senate passes strengthened North Korea sanctions

The United States Senate voted 96-0 Wednesday to pass the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act, which strengthens our nation’s ability to sanction North Korea.


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University of Virginia student arrested in North Korea

A University of Virginia undergrad was arrested in North Korea on Friday on charges of having committed an undisclosed “hostile act.”


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Robert Hurt votes to strengthen sanctions against North Korea

Congressman Robert Hurt released the following statement after voting in favor of the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act.


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Jim Webb talks foreign policy: Iran, North Korea

Former Virginia U.S. Sen. Jim Webb joined the chorus of political leaders criticizing the Obama administration agreement with Iran.


Review of The Interview: Thumbs up to Rogen, Franco, thumbs down to Sony, YouTube

The great shame surrounding the movie The Interview is that it won’t be seen on a wider scale because of the decision by Sony Pictures to bail on the comedy fantasizing about the downfall of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.


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Boycott this?

I’m not sure why people get so frothed about starting boycotts. Another one just popped up in my Facebook News Feed about getting advertisers to stop sponsoring Rush Limbaugh, and while I agree that Limbaugh is a waste of space, the boycott stuff seems a waste of time.


Bigger news story: “The Interview,” or Cuba?

Wow, what a news day. U.S. moves to normalize relations with Cuba, and Sony Pictures moves to give North Korea a veto over new releases.


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Randy Forbes: Signposts

Our Constitution serves as a similar type of signpost, providing valuable markers as we move forward as a nation. Just as the signposts on the beach, the articles and amendments in our Constitution serve as markers, reminding us of our purpose and place as a nation.


Chris Graham: Newt Gingrich is right on global warming

Newt Gingrich thinks John Kerry should resign after telling a conference in Indonesia on Sunday that global warming is “perhaps the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.”


Chris Graham: Syria, and the role of the U.S. on the world stage

Assad, no doubt, will be emboldened in Syria if the West fails to act in some way, shape or form to his internal aggression, and he won’t be the only one. Ally Russia, with an increasingly aggressive Vladimir Putin pushing the buttons, is calculating the next move in his quest to further strengthen the former superpower. North Korea and China are also watching with great interest to see what the United States does, or as the case may be doesn’t do, in Syria, with their own geopolitical fortunes in mind.


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Chris Graham: Kim Jong, that’s the Un

“So that dude says his army is willing to fight us to the death, even if it takes hand-to-hand combat?”