Tag: North Korea

Apr 02

Spotlight on North Korea

In the past few weeks, the Middle East and Europe have been the dominant geographic regions marking headlines across the media.  A majority of people have been tracking the economic situation in Cyprus, the continuing violence in Syria, and President Obama’s recent trip to Israel.  However, it is rather astonishing that the media spotlight has …

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Apr 26

Tourism in the Korean DMZ

I find North Korea to be a fascinating case study; I’ve read books about peoples experiences there (for class and outside of class), watched documentaries, and followed news coverage on the country for years.  So when I saw an article about tourism in the DMZ I knew I had to write about it! Kim Il-Sung, …

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