Portage's Elliott Sortillo was 15 years old when he enlisted with the Army. He was quickly in Korea where he was captured and spent 30 months as a POW.
The furor over the American POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to escalate. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on June 11 faced hostile questioning before the House Armed Services Committee. Members of Congress complained the White House broke the law by not consulting in advance
South Korea is dealing with growing controversy concerning efforts by intelligence operatives to influence domestic politics. Agents of the National Intelligence Service have admitted to secret work to elect President Park Geun-hye. The Cyberwarfare Command of the South Korea Army has been a…
SOCHI, Russia | South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics say there have been no talks with North Korea about forming a joint team for the games.
"Nattering nabobs of negativism" is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.
North Korea’s official source of information and incendiary insults, the Korean Central News Agency, announced Friday the regime has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un.
SAN FRANCISCO | An 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea arrived home Saturday in California.
The fresh air of freedom is pervasive in South Korea. A visit to Seoul provides direct dramatic impressions of the strength and confidence of this remarkable people. The capital city of the nation is only fifty miles from the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), within range of North Korean artillery a…
The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.
"I speak … in a spirit of hope," said President John F. Kennedy, beginning a policy address to the nation on July 26, 1963. He went on to describe a major breakthrough in the Cold War. The new Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union would prohibit nuclear explosions in the atmosphere.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed all flags flown at Indiana state-supported facilities be lowered to half-staff Saturday to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.
“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”
In pursuing current events as in playing cards, evaluating the wider atmosphere is as important as studying the specific hand one has been dealt.
Offering perspective on today's issues
Frank Liddaewi, St. John | "Yes. They hate Americans and have been cornered. They see our presence in South Korea and it's pressing the North. They feel the need to respond."
Region views on North Korea's talk of war
Heather Whitmore, Highland | "Absolutely. Nobody wants nuclear war. Whether it affects us or not, it's a ripple effect that causes problems."
Robert Garibay, Schererville | "Yes. They've got nuclear missiles. They need to work at keeping peace. Obama needs to go to North Korea and talk to their leader."
Mark Sadek, Chicago Ridge | "Definitely yes. I'm a peaceful person and the last thing I want to see is war. I think the politicians need to have a clear plan on what they are going to do."
Briana Jutte, Portage | "I'm slightly concerned, but I thing we would kick butt if anything happened. I'd go myself if I had to."
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