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The Game of Sticks and Carrots: A North Korean Story

By: Katie Crow On March 28, President Park, the president of South Korea, went to Dresden, Germany, where she received an honorary doctorate degree in law. During her acceptance speech, she delivered a three-point plan to North Korea. The plan was designed to encourage co-prosperity, cooperation, and even eventual hopes of potential reunification as South…

Cracks in the Regime

By: Katie Crow Deep in the northeastern shadows, North Korea lies, literally and figuratively one of the darkest states in the world. Yet small cracks have been growing throughout the country, allowing outside light to shine in. In September, North Korea allowed for the reopening of the Kaesong complex, an industrial complex where both North…

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The Return of the Rising Sun

By Holly Boggs  What is a country without an army or a means to independently protect itself? The response of most right-wing Japanese diplomats would be a unified, resounding chorus: “weak.” It goes without saying, then, that the continued existence of Article 9 of the Japanese post-WWII Constitution, which forbids Japan from having a standing…

A Glimpse in to North Korean Labor Camps

By: Holly Boggs As both sides of the U.S. political spectrum begin to stir over how the government should best protect its people from each other, the citizens of North Korea are stirring over how best to protect themselves from their own government. Reports from the highly isolated and mysterious land on the other side…

A Crisis in Korea

By: Max Wallace “You have a friend for life,” Dennis Rodman proclaimed to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un when he visited the leader’s country. The former NBA star and would be diplomat evidently finds the Supreme Leader quite agreeable. Unfortunately, North Korea’s recent actions have caused the international community to reject Rodman’s assessment. After yet…

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