THE QUESTION

Should the world community punish North Korea and if so, how?
Posted by Amar C. Bakshi on October 9, 2006 6:30 PM

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Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist. He was born in Jerusalem in 1955. He is a former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in the United States. Mr. Kuttab is the former director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al Quds University in Ramallah, Palestine and the founder of AmmanNet, the Arab world's first internet radio station. His personal web page is www.daoudkuttab.com.

Why Rule Out North Korean Nukes?

Amman, Jordan - Until all countries are treated equally on the nuclear issue, it is not fair to rule out any one of them. Rogue states with leaders who use disproportionate power? The state of Israel comes to mind.

Daoud Kuttab Jerusalem/Amman, Jordan | 77 COMMENTS
Oct 10, 2006 at 12:46 PM
Mikio Ikuma is the Deputy International Editor of Yomiuiri Shimbun in Japan.

S. Korea, Pull Kim's Financial Plug

Mikio Ikuma Japan | 48 COMMENTS
Shim Jae Hoon is a Seoul-based journalist and commentator writing for a variety of international publications including YaleGlobal Online, The Straits Times of Singapore, The Taipei Times and Korea Herald. He was a correspondent for Far Eastern Economic Review in Seoul, Taipei and Jakarta.

Beijing Has the Ball Now

Shim Jae Hoon South Korea | 22 COMMENTS
Dr. Ali Ettefagh serves as a director of Highmore Global Corporation, an investment company in emerging markets of Eastern Europe, CIS, and the Middle East. He is the co-author of several books on trade conflict, resolution of international trade disputes, conflicts in letters of credit, trade-related banking transactions, sovereign debt, arbitration and dispute resolutions and publications specific to the oil and gas, communication, aviation and finance sectors. Dr. Ettefagh is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of The Development Foundation, an advisor to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and an advisor to a number of European companies. Dr. Ettefagh speaks Persian (Farsi), English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.

Mutually Assured Failure

Ali Ettefagh Tehran, Iran | 559 COMMENTS
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