Robin Armitage

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How South Korea and America wrecked chance for reconciliation with the North

North Korea's founding father Kim Il-sung died suddenly 20 years ago this week – 17 days before what would have been the first inter-Korean summit. The weeks leading up to his death – and even his funeral – were rare moments of opportunity for reconciliation, missed by South Korea and the US.<p>I met …

Iraq's Crisis is Kurdistan's Opportunity and it is Seizing the Moment

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has accused the country's Kurds of exploiting the crisis in Iraq to push for statehood.<p>With anti-Maliki …

Gaza death toll rises as Israel escalates aerial assault

Israel dramatically escalated the scope of its aerial assault in Gaza on Thursday, hitting hundreds of Hamas targets as the Palestinian death toll, including many civilians, continued to rise.<p>In two air raids, Palestinians reported at least 16 people killed in strikes that demolished two …