South Korea calls on North to respond to military talks offer

Jul 21, 2017

South Korea calls on North to respond to military talks offer

South Korea’s proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in’s hopes for dialogue.The North has remained silent on the South Korean proposal, ...

U.S. military chiefs defend diplomacy in face of Trump cuts

/ Mar 24, 2017

U.S. military chiefs defend diplomacy in face of Trump cuts

President Donald Trump’s proposed gutting of the State Department budget and other “soft power” agencies could hamper long-term security goals and make the military’s job tougher, U.S. generals are warning.Trump wants to slash federal spending across an array of agencies and foreign aid programs, ...