Tag Archives: North Korea

The Conversation, Episode 1 – Heidi Who?

New project here. Let me know if you guys like it. In this first episode I talk with Heidi Wellman, one of the lesser-known Republicans campaigning for Liz Warren’s senate seat. It’s a far-roving conversation that takes us from Marlborough to Moscow to Pyongyang then back again. What do you think of Heidi’s chances? What should I be doing better?…

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5 Things: What do Paul Heroux and Dennis Rodman Have in Common? Grossman > Geraldo and more…

What do Paul Heroux (D-Attleboro) and Dennis Rodman Have in Common As much grief as these pages have given Paul Heroux over his vote to raise taxes.  The Democratic Representative for Attleboro just had a once in a lifetime experience.  He was able to go behind the bamboo curtain to North Korea as part of a Harvard Kennedy School learning…

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Ambiguity over important aspect of Senate candidate Michael Sullivan’s Foreign Policy

In his original statement on North Korea, released March 30th Sullivan wrote: “Our first concern must always be our National Security and our national interests, the security of our allies, and the safety of our men and women in uniform.  The current force level agreement provides for the presence of just over 28,000 American service personnel in South Korea.  Our…

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Caroline Kennedy, Tokyo Diplomatic Posting and North Korea

Continued speculation over President Obama’s selection of Carolyn Kennedy as the next US Ambassador to Japan clearly demonstrates a disconnect between the President’s knowledge of National Security Policy and events on the ground in Northeast Asia. With new leadership in Beijing, Seoul and for the that matter Tokyo, juxtaposed to an irrational, belligerent and also relatively new leadership in Pyongyang,…

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Caroline Kennedy, Tokyo Diplomatic Posting and North Korea

Continued speculation over President Obama’s selection of Carolyn Kennedy as the next US Ambassador to Japan clearly demonstrates a disconnect between the President’s knowledge of National Security Policy and events on the ground in Northeast Asia. With new leadership in Beijing, Seoul and for the that matter Tokyo, juxtaposed to an irrational, belligerent and also relatively new leadership in Pyongyang,…

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