The K-Pop Wave

April 02, 2021

It’s Time to Act, Not React, on North Korea

March 30, 2021

Although things have been quiet in recent months and there has been no active dialogue between North Korea and the United States, developments in recent days suggest that Pyongyang is back on the agenda of the international community. First, it became known that the US has been reaching out to...

Banned Book Club: Youth Against Fascism

August 25, 2020

Gentrification and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Seoul

September 26, 2019

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Epochal” Progress on North Korea

July 17, 2018

The question on everyone’s lips: Are Trump and Kim really in a relationship? The drama of developing or deteriorating relations between the US and North Korea — or rather between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un — continues on its inscrutable path as the West tries, perhaps for the first time,...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Improvisation” with Trump and Kim

May 01, 2018

Why are we so uncomfortable with the idea of improvising? Business Insider’s Tara Francis Chan analyses the clues from the historic meeting between the leaders of the two Koreas: Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in. Chan noticed that the North Korean leader surprised observers by allowing himself to...

Korea and the Geopolitics of the Impossible

April 27, 2018

Careful Korean diplomacy, coupled by Trump's desire to do what Obama couldn't, could mean a rapprochement on the Korean Peninsula no one thought possible. In geopolitics, everything is impossible — until, suddenly, it isn‘t. Wars that no one ever believed could happen flare into existence,...

Shock, But Hold the Awe: Trump to Meet Kim

March 09, 2018

Can the world expect substantive achievements to come out of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, two of the most unpredictable leaders? The world can be forgiven for having been whipsawed by Washington’s announcement on March 8 that President Donald Trump will meet with North...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Fake News or “Propaganda”?

February 20, 2018

CNN faces criticism over its reporting of the North Korean leader’s family. The Huffington Post reports that “CNN is facing a backlash over an article about North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, which critics claim paints her family’s repressive regime in a positive...

This Is How You Bring Down a Dictator

January 09, 2018

A political activist who helped bring down Slobodan Milosevic gives a 101 on how to topple a dictator. For some, democracy is not in the air. Nearly half of the world’s population is ruled by autocratic governments. In such countries, opponents of the regime are often silenced. This is usually...

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