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Canada seeks expanded military role in Asia-Pacific

Picket and signature collection, November 23, 2017, at the University Skytrain station in Vancouver. More than 2,500 Canadians thus far have signed the Canadian Petition Against War and Aggression on the Korean Peninsula.

While Canada claims it is for diplomacy and solidarity, it is not well known that the Canadian military has joined the massive annual U.S.-Republic of Korea joint military exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle in the spring and Ulchi-Freedom Guardian in August as well as others, all aimed at provoking the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) into a war on the Korean Peninsula. In September 2017, after participating in joint naval manoeuvres with the U.S., south Korean and Japanese military, HMCS Ottawa and HMCS Winnipeg docked at the U.S. naval base on Jeju Island which the people are fighting to demilitarize. Continue reading


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South Koreans protest US nuclear subs

ON MARCH 21, local residents and political activists went into action holding an emergency demonstration at the south Korean Naval Operations Command headquarters in Busan when they heard that the nuclear-powered U.S. submarine Cheyenne had docked at the naval port to take part in the joint south Korea-U.S. war exercises presently underway. The Cheyenne is an attack submarine equipped with vertical cruise missile launch tubes and up-to-date combat systems, news agencies report. Continue reading

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