Kim Yang Gon Funeral Committee Analysis

North Korea just released the funeral committee for Kim Yang Gon. The first five names remain the same with Kim Ki Nam rounding out the top five. This is the same as the Ri Ul Sol funeral committee. Choe Ryong Hae is the sixth(6th) person to be named to the Kim Yang Gon (KYG) funeral…

The Year Ahead Cuba, Rio, North Korea and more: 2016

In the year ahead there will be many things no doubt which will happen. Some of them are predictable like birthdays, others are not like when will ISIS be defeated. The following below is a list of things that can be expected to happen for the upcoming year. North Korean Nuclear Test: In the final…

DPRK: North Korea Policy Suggestions 12/14/15

current levels of troops in Korea should be reviewed though considering the circumstances they may have to subsist diplomatically we should prepare at every possible angle for the sudden collapse of the government the idea of resolving a situation such as that purely militarily is a non-starter resolving the nuclear situation should be facilitated through…

Looking Inward: Notes on Recent U.S. Foreign Policy

UNTET in Timor Leste was substantial for the australians and lasted many years after the initial conflagration UNMIK was a mission in Kosovo and the “greater” balkans that brought about a change in leadership in the Former Yugoslav Republics that has lasted to this day UNCURK was the UN high command in Korea that ensured…

ROK-DPRK Recommendation Notes 12-12-15

Kim Jung-un seems to be reverting back to his grandfathers policies toward ROK. he could possibly be seeking reunification, on his terms however this is the reason for the peace proposal, and subsequent meetings between the north and south any and all negotiations between the us and north however should involve ROK if possible six…

December Interest Rate Decision: A Welcome Respite

One need only look at the United States, and its gold reserves an order to understand what it is that keeps countries as diverse as China, and the U.K.; North Korea, and France; South Africa, and Australia; going. Gold when held properly by a country can become a catalyst for growth, not only for the…

Teaching Excellence for the Classroom and Life

Recently I jotted down some notes from a conversation I had on what it will take for the nation’s schools to be more successful, these are a few of the ideas that I would use to shape the public educational system here in the U.S.   Charter Schools, Vouchers, and teacher performance evaluations are must…