Tag Archives: North Korea

Singapore Summit

There are a wide range of opinions about the Singapore Summit between the President of the United States and the leader of North Korea. A fundamental principle of nonviolence is communication between the parties that are in conflict. The goal … Continue reading

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Support Peace on the Korean Peninsula

From Mary Ann Koch: Last month I had the opportunity of attending a United Methodist meeting and hearing Heecheon Jeon’s presentation about North and South Korea. He gave an overview of the background relationships that now exist between North and … Continue reading

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“A new era of peace” in Korea

The leaders of North and South Korea met in an historic meeting and signed an agreement pledging “no more war” and the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula, calling this a “new era of peace.” This is a stunning development … Continue reading

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North Korea Update 4/18/2018

Last month Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, AFSC staff who have been working in North Korea, visited us in Iowa for a number of events (https://jeffkisling.com/?s=north+korea). We have been wondering what, if anything, might happen next. I’ve been telling people … Continue reading

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Video–AFSC: Peace in North Korea

Excellent video by Rodger Rouths interviewing AFSC’s Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper about their work for peace in North Korea. Linda and Daniel were in Iowa this past weekend to discuss their work with agricultural projects in North Korea and … Continue reading

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AFSC’s work in North Korea

Jon Krieg, AFSC, recorded the following video of the presentation about AFSC’s work in North Korea at Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting on March 18, 2018. Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, both of whom have been to North Korea, describe … Continue reading

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AFSC, North Korea, and Iowa Yearly Meeting (Conservative) Friends

Video message about the meetings this weekend with American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) staff who work in North Korea, Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, to discuss how we might arrange for another visit by a North Korean delegation to Iowa, … Continue reading

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Engaging North Korea

AFSC staff who work in North Korea, Linda Lewis and Daniel Jasper, will be talking about their work.  Des Moines Valley Friends Meeting, 42nd and Grand, this Sunday, March 18th, at 4:00 pm. They will also be exploring ways that … Continue reading

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Iowa visit related to North Korea

Daniel Jasper and Linda Lewis, AFSC staff members who are involved with North Korea, will be visiting us in Iowa this weekend. We have been communicating with them for some months about the possibility of building on the history of … Continue reading

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Introduction to AFSC in North Korea

North Korea has certainly been in the news this past year, first with rising tensions with the United States, then hopeful signs with North Korea’s participation in the winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Yesterday’s news of a planned … Continue reading

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