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A Nation of Racist Dwarfs: Kim Jong-il’s regime is even weirder and more despicable than you thought

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

Unlike previous racist dictatorships, the North Korean one has actually succeeded in producing a sort of new species. Starving and stunted dwarves, living in the dark, kept in perpetual ignorance and fear, brainwashed into the hatred of others, regimented and coerced and inculcated with a death cult: This horror show is in our future, and is so ghastly that our own darling leaders dare not face it and can only peep through their fingers at what is coming.

Hitchens reflects on a trip to North Korea in Slate


Wednesday, October 18th, 2006

May we please have some commentary on Romberg, Meyers and ZMag?

Also, please read MOST of the articles BEFORE you choose to comment.  

MLA Style: A Reminder

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Citing a Newspaper or Magazine Article on the Internet

Hoge, Warren. “China and Russia Stall Sanctions in North Korea.” The New York Times Oct. 12, 2006.

For tips on in-text citation visit Purdue University’s OWL resource here

Do it once and do it properly.

The History You Need

Friday, October 13th, 2006

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An BBC Q & A that summarizes the basic questions…

Friday, October 13th, 2006

and provides a few basic answers.

Read it here 

Chinese and Russian Reactions in the UN Security Council

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Seems as though John Bolton (the US ambassador to the UN) might be as disappointed in the UN as the UN is in him.

Read here 

Japanese and South Korean Reactions

Friday, October 13th, 2006

Norimitsu Onishi reported from Seoul, and Martin Fackler from Tokyo for the NY Times.
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Romberg: Burden on U.S. to Revive Nuclear Talks with North Korea

Friday, October 13th, 2006

The Council on Foreign Relations is a non partisan resource of information and analysis. Here is an interview with Alan D. Romberg, Senior Associate and Director of the East Asia Program at the Henry L. Stimson Center

In pictures: Koreans react to test

Friday, October 13th, 2006

If a picture can say 1000 words…

Here’s 8000 words (or more)

B. R. Myers Op Ed in NY Times

Friday, October 13th, 2006

B. R. Myers, an associate professor of North Korean studies at Korea University, is the author of “Han Sorya and North Korean Literature.”

Read it here