Articles by Frank Ackerman


Keeping North Korean in Japan

December 16, 2013 | Parents and students in Japan's "North Korean" schools struggle to maintain their identity in an increasingly hostile environment.


Southern Inhospitality

September 18, 2013 | 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.

Why is Obama Drilling?

Why is Obama Drilling?

April 7, 2010 | There's only so much oil in the ground, so what is the Obama administration thinking with its new offshore oil program?

The Resurgence of Violence in Guatemala

July 1, 2001 | Guatemala's increasing violence highlights the failure of the peace process, but it also raises the question of whether Guatemala is moving toward neofascism.