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Conflict Resolution in North Korea By Farrukh Khan
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The division of Korea was the result of the presence of the Russian and American armed forces in two separate parts of the Korean Peninsula when Japan surrendered at the end of the Second World War.... More > However, the Korean War started when North Korea felt that it could reunite the Korean Peninsula by force and invaded the South with backing from its Chinese and Russian communist allies. It was only after the United States of America had involved itself in the war that it was possible for the South Koreans to reassert their right to self-determination. However, the Korean War in which the North had sent 66,000 tanks to invade the South was to see Chinese forces fighting against the Americans with more than half a million dead only on the Chinese side. This essay presents a discussion about a strategy for the resolution of the North Korean problem to bring about lasting peace that will be best for the world.< Less
Conflict Resolution in North Korea By Farrukh Khan
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The division of Korea was the result of the presence of the Russian and American armed forces in two separate parts of the Korean Peninsula when Japan surrendered at the end of the Second World War.... More > However, the Korean War started when North Korea felt that it could reunite the Korean Peninsula by force and invaded the South with backing from its Chinese and Russian communist allies. It was only after the United States of America had involved itself in the war that it was possible for the South Koreans to reassert their right to self-determination. However, the Korean War in which the North had sent 66,000 tanks to invade the South was to see Chinese forces fighting against the Americans with more than half a million dead only on the Chinese side. This essay presents a discussion about a strategy for the resolution of the North Korean problem to bring about lasting peace that will be best for the world.< Less
Russian Spies, Qadhafi and Other Memories By Dick Kalla
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This memoir explores the authors 33 years in the Foreign Service and follows him and his family around the world. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, it describes living in Libya during the Qadhafi... More > takeover and an attempt by a Russian spy to recruit him. Finally, there is a chapter on his life before the Foreign Service and one after.< Less
Russian Spies, Qadhafi and Other Memories By Dick Kalla
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This memoir explores the authors 33 years in the Foreign Service and follows him and his family around the world. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, it describes living in Libya during the Qadhafi... More > takeover and an attempt by a Russian spy to recruit him. Finally, there is a chapter on his life before the Foreign Service and one after.< Less
Letters from Joseon: 19th Century Korea Through the Eyes of an American Ambassador's Wife By Robert Neff
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John Mahelm Berry Sill, the American Minister to Korea (1894-1897), served during an extremely turbulent period of Korean history, a span of time that encompassed the Sino-Japanese War, the Gabo... More > Reforms, the murder of the Korean queen, and King Gojong's subsequent refuge in the Russian legation. While this book does utilize some diplomatic despatches, it generally relies upon the personal correspondences between the Sills in Korea and their family in the United States. These letters provide a candid view of life in not only the American community in Seoul, but also in the Russian legation, where King Gojong and the crown prince sought refuge following the murder of Queen Min. The letters also give evidence of the rumors and speculation that plagued the daily lives of not only the Western community in Seoul but the Korean community as well.< Less
The Pompeii Plot By Anthony Dickenson
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Hardened CIA man Jack Tyler discovers a shocking plot to trigger earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions with the aid of mislaid Russian nuclear weapons obtained on the Ukranian black... More > market. Millions of lives are at risk unless Western powers surrender to a crazed North Korean billionaire. The crisis accelerates at breakneck speed and forces cooperation between American, Asian and European security agencies and even Britain’s SAS Special Forces. The repercussions become life-changing, and in some instances, life threatening, for such diverse characters as a Japanese professor of seismology, a Ukranian prostitute and a glamorous American journalist. The world stands on the brink of disaster unless Jack Tyler and his co-opted helpers can outwit the terrorists yet in spite of the terrifying circumstances, love and romance still manage to surface and blossom. This is just the latest of Jack Tyler’s missions but, without doubt, it is his most challenging ever.< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
From The Crusades to Gulag and Beyond By Valery G. Yankovsky
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Red-bearded bandits- Tiger hunts in Manchuria- Exotic customs of the Far East- the terror of imprisonment in the infamous Gulags- find these and more in this memoir of a man who lived to tell about... More > it all. Ranging from the Yankovsky Peninsula near Vladivostok in Russia, to Shanghai and Harbin, finally escaping to build Novina, a fabulous "Russian Camelot" in the mountains of North Korea, which was visited by Yul Brynner and his family when he was a youth. Readers of Rock Brynner's book "Empire and Odyssey" will want this big volume of true tales of danger, courage, romance and adventure. A testament to many men and women determined to survive, prosper and be free against terrible odds. Non-fiction, 336 pages with over 80 pages of vintage photographs and 3 Family Trees. (NOTE: The Download is very large; it requires a high-speed connection. Please contact me if you have any problem with it.)< Less
Global Nonkilling Working Papers #11: 1950—How the opportunity for transitioning to U.N. Collective Security was missed for the first time By Klaus Schlichtmann
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In 1950, at the time of the Korean crisis, the UN, under the leadership of the United States was united to counter the aggression of the North. In this situation Russia made it a condition that it... More > would join forces, if the UN started transitioning to genuine collective security, in accordance with the relevant provision in the Charter. What actually was the idea of the transition, and what did the Russians expect, e.g. of the Germans and the French, with regard to the peace clauses that French and German socialists had succeeded to write into the countries’ new constitutions. What were the consequences of the decisions made at the time?< Less
ETHER By Erik Kreffel
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The explosive next chapter of the JauntWorld series begins now! Special Agent Greg Mason must probe the clandestine mystery that is Project Ether, a dark energy superweapons program rooted in the... More > forbidden research of a rogue Iranian physicist, seemingly in the employ of the Russian-led Confederation of Independent States. But all is not as it appears. With Mason and his team of IIA agents tracking the clues of Project Ether’s origins—from the remnants of North Korea, the deserts of Iran, the decks of a fast-attack submarine to the wastelands of Antarctica—a shocking disaster leads them to the inescapable truth: the Confederation is already armed with this superweapon, and the countdown to war has begun....< Less