Quiet Survival: A Story of Detainment


Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.

Kim Jong Un Saves the Internet

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With a stunning lack of geopolitical savvy, James Stafford points out what we can learn from ‘Haircut’s’ most recent temper tantrum.

Korean Orphans and Empathetic Art

Korean Orphans by Kevin McGovern

“I always bring a pad of paper and pen to meetings. I start to doodle in order to stay focused. “ By the end of the meeting, he realized that he had drawn the Korean orphan without consciously making the decision to do so.

Human Rights in North Korea: The Implications of the Kirby Report


We’ve heard about the atrocities in North Korea. Where do we go from here?

Dennis Rodman Wasn’t Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman Wasn't Completely Wrong

Dennis Rodman went ballistic in a CNN interview about his exhibition in North Korea. Here’s three reasons why some of what he said made sense.

US Man Held in North Korea Hospitalized

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45-year-old Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea for the last 9 months, has been transferred from the labor camp he has been being held at to the hospital according to his family.

Navy Vet Returns to North Korea For Body of Comrade Who Died 60 Years Ago

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60 years after his plane was shot down during the Korean War, the Navy’s first black pilot may be coming home.

Australian Backpacker Rescues Family from North Korea (VIDEO)

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In 2009, Dick Stolp helped Hyeonseo Lee and her family escape from North Korea; watch Lee’s TED Talk and see their emotional reunion.

Fear in Watertown


“Love, Recorded” during one crazy week in the Boston area. Was the fear the same for everyone?

“I’m focused on our culture’s collective beliefs about men’s incapacity to understand women.” An Interview with Brandon W. Jones

Brandon and All Woman

Caroline Leavitt talks to Brandon W. Jones about All Woman and Springtime, being a major success as a debut author, North Korea, men writing about women, obsessions and so much more.

We Ignore Human Rights Violations in North Korea [OpEd]

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Anonymous is hacking North Korean computers and Ian Bremmer says they should be discouraged. Christian Coleman says we can’t ignore the atrocities anymore.

AFP: US Strategy Takes Korean Crisis Into New Territory

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Soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula have seen dire North Korean threats met with an unusually assertive US response that analysts warn could take a familiar game into dangerous territory.

Hyeonseo Lee: My Escape from North Korea

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Wilkine Brutus finds parts of himself and his own mother’s story in this riveting video by North Korean activist Hyeonseo Lee.

North Korea May Have Conducted Third Nuclear Test

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An “unnatural” earthquake may indicate more nuclear testing in North Korea.

North Korea Responds to UN Resolution With Threats of More Nuclear Tests

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Washington’s special envoy on North Korea, Glyn Davies, warns that a nuclear test would be “a mistake and a missed opportunity” for North Korea.

North Korea Has “New Generation of Powerful Rocket”

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These new mobile missiles have caught the attention of Washington and intelligence agencies in the West, and they are worried.