North Korea, a “Theater State”

June 25, 2021 by Eunje Kim

We typically have a negative image of North Korea. What immediately comes to our minds are nuclear weapons, perfectly coordinated military…

The 2021 Israel-Palestine Crisis – Facts and Tragedies

June 14, 2021 by Chaewon Sung

The world always has a war or two going on, and as such, we unfortunately learn to get used to them. However, the recent Israel-Palestine…

Saving Democracy in the Face of Asian Hate

April 27, 2021 by Hyerim Lee

March 16 marked the peak of Asian Hate latent in the United States. With a series of mass shootings in Atlanta-area spas, eight people were…

The Coup d'état in Myanmar: A Threat to Free Elections

April 24, 2021 by Qirrat Ahmad

Myanmar is widely known for its history of hostility and public clashes between the military and the civilian government. Most recently, the…

US Presidential Election and the Mail-in Ballot Debate

December 17, 2020 by Chaewon Sung

The 2020 US Presidential Elections were like no other in American history. In this election, real estate mogul and incumbent president…

End SARS: A Call for Transformative Change in Nigeria

December 17, 2020 by Eunje Kim

The Issue in Short Shortly after the video of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) shooting a young man went viral on local media in early…

World Leaders with COVID-19

November 09, 2020 by Hyelim Kim

COVID-19 has fundementally changed how we live. As of 19 Oct. 2020 over 1.1 million people have died from Coronavirus and millions more have…

Tensions in the Mediterranean

November 02, 2020 by Minjung Kim

On July 15, 2016, the Peace at Home Council, organized by members of the Turkish military who were unhappy with Erdogan’s near-dictatorial…

Insight into the Hindsight of History

June 12, 2020 by Eunje Kim

In our analysis of history, we often adopt a linear perspective, examining how the events of the past affect the present. However, the…

Humor in All Seriousness

May 02, 2019 by Ye Eun Lee

There's no shortage of material at "SNL" this season when it comes to Donald Trump. image from Huffington Post on Saturday Night Live, NBC…

Political Relations Between the Two Koreas: Past Footsteps and Where it is Headed

November 18, 2018 by Yejin Kim

Ensuing from the previous two rounds of the inter-Korea summits, South Korean president Moon Jae-In has visited North Korea this September…

Yemeni Refugee Influx in Jeju, South Korea

November 05, 2018 by Hayun Lee

South Korea, a “homogeneous country”, is experiencing an influx of refugees for the very first time in its modern history. Since July 201…

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