Posts Tagged: North Korea
Policymakers have long predicted that North Korea will go the way of East German Communism. Not so fast.
No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power.
Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.
South Korea's conservative government is rolling back free speech protections and going after progressive activists and political parties.
On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a look at the grim prospects for disabled North Koreans.
America's foreign policy hawks are no longer counting on Iran to collapse, but North Korea and Cuba remain the "Teetering Twosome."
Often suspected of being spies, many North Korean defectors to South Korea are greeted with some of the same mistreatment they sought to escape up North.
Despite hawkish new posturing from the U.S., China is still basically playing by Washington's rules when it comes to North Korea.
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that 'an injury to one is an injury to all.'
The crisis of people-trafficking and sexual exploitation in Northeast Asia is not a nationalist issue; it is a gender issue.