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Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

July 13, 2018

North Korea has long been regarded as a major rogue force, acting against the general consensus of the world on topics such as denuclearization and peace with neighboring countries. They also have a long history of being ruled by dictators that have not been looked at favorably. As a result, President...

The Cold Winter Olympics. A Divided Korea.

The Cold Winter Olympics. A Divided Korea.

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

It all started at the end of the Second World War. The Japanese empire found itself completely destroyed after American troops entered the war and dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. After this, Europe started to somewhat recover from the war. However, Korea, a nation which was completely...

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

North Korea Reacts To Ulchi-Freedom Guardian Military Exercise

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017

On August 21, the annual 10-day military exercise between the Republic of Korea and the United States (also called the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian) began. This exercise has been in place since 1976 and was initiated to enhance both countries' readiness for war.  The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian focuses on training...

Updates: North Korea in the Today’s Political Atmosphere

Updates: North Korea in the Today’s Political Atmosphere

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

On Sun., April 16, North Korea's attempted missile launch failed.  This weapons test came the day after Kim Jong Un's regime held a military parade on the nation's most important holiday.  Both events serve to show off North Korea's military power and possible aggressionist policies.  Following these...

Kim Jong-un’s half-brother killed in Malaysian airport

Kim Jong-un’s half-brother killed in Malaysian airport

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jon-nam has been assassinated in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, telling medical workers before he died that he was attacked with a chemical spray.  Kim Jon-nam was known to spend a significant amount of time traveling outside his country and had...

Recap: May 2 – 8

Recap: May 2 – 8

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 8, 2016

International Affairs Historic U.S. cruise docks in Havana "Ana Garcia was crying and could hardly walk as she left the cruise ship that took her from Miami to Havana. It had been more than 48 years since she stepped foot in the country where she was born. "I'm just thinking of that day w...

Recap: April 18 – 24

Recap: April 18 – 24

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 24, 2016

International Affairs Ethiopia attack: 200 people dead, 100 children missing "The death toll from a raid carried out by attackers from South Sudan in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people, an Ethiopian official said, adding that 108 children were kidnapped. [...]  The attack happened on F...

Recap: March 28 – April 3

Recap: March 28 – April 3

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 3, 2016

International Affairs EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed "An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up. The passengers and crew...

Recap: March 14 – 20

Recap: March 14 – 20

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 20, 2016

International Affairs Brazil protesters call for President Rousseff to resign "Huge crowds have taken to the streets across Brazil calling for President Dilma Rousseff to resign. Opponents blame Ms Rousseff for a severe recession and a corruption scandal also engulfing her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Recap: March 7 – 13

Recap: March 7 – 13

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 13, 2016

International Affairs American student killed in 1 of 3 terror attacks in Israel during Biden visit "An American student from Vanderbilt University was stabbed to death in one of three bloody terror attacks that  rocked Israel Tuesday, just as Vice President Biden arrived in Tel Aviv to meet ...

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016

International Affairs Syria’s cease-fire frays as Russia resumes airstrikes "Syria’s hard-won truce began to fray Sunday, with Russian warplanes resuming airstrikes on towns and villages in the north and fresh reports of artillery fire across several front lines. The violence came on only the s...

Recap: February 22 – 28

Recap: February 22 – 28

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016

International Affairs 129 Killed in Syrian Bombings — as Kerry Announces 'Provisional' Truce "A bloody spasm of violence was reported to have killed almost 130 people Sunday in Syria as the United States announced that it and Russia had reached a "provisional agreement" on a cease-fire in the civil...

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