In this interview, North Korean refugee Alice Kim tells Buzz Lanthier-Rogers about her family’s escape from North Korea, the discrimination she has faced in South Korea, and her thoughts on recent events.
The Republic of Korea previously held the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics and a joint 2002 FIFA World Cup. Yun Sik (James) Hwang explores how the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will compare to South Korea’s previous efforts to diffuse tensions.
Looking back, the thought of a North Korean nuclear warhead being in reach of Guam, let alone the continental United States, was far-fetched and easily dismissible. But now, more than ever, Pyongyang’s threat of engulfing Washington, D.C. in a “sea of fire” is a legitimate prospect. The U.S. and her allies, having made no real […]
The 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin did not stop Adolf Hitler and the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics is no exception for Kim Jong-un.
The NATO Association of Canada is honoured to welcome Lee Chang-sung as a visiting scholar from the South Korean government.
Juthika Hasan discusses the recent impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and its implications for political tensions in Asia.
Tensions between countries are rising amidst North Korea’s latest missile launches. China, Japan, South Korea, and the United States are concerned about the blatant disregard North Korea is showing. Mitchell Haid discusses the most recent proceedings happening on the Korean Peninsula and how each country is reacting.
Part 1 of this series outlined the MOOC IR “degree” project and introduced courses about the basics of IR. This part builds on the foundational courses to suggest possible regional concentrations. Middle East No doubt the Middle East, in the throes of unrest and endless conflict, is one of the most important regions […]