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Bowe Bergdahl and the Voice of War
Originally Posted: 07/11/2014 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

We can choose not to listen to war, and act on this choice. During my recent visit to Gangjeong, on Jeju Island, South Korea, where a protest community has struggled for years to ...

COMMENTARY: My Parents Arranged my Marriage, and I'm Cool with That
Originally Posted: 02/07/2014 - 3:57pm | Type: Blog

Our marriage is based on our personal beliefs in God and our shared morals and values. Editor’s note: Judilee King, 22, and Glenn Haider, 23, both grew up in the Unification Ch ...

8 Countries on UN Human Rights Council Restrict Religious Freedom
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 3:30pm | Type: Blog

LONDON — Eight of the 47 countries that hold seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council imprisoned people in 2013 under laws that restrict religious freedom, according to a new report from Human Rights W ...

DRONE WATCH: The Next Drones?
Originally Posted: 04/09/2013 - 10:34am | Type: Blog

Surveillance drones may be used in Korea, will armed drones follow? While there appears to be a lull in drone attacks in Pakistan and Yemen, are the next targets being prepared? ...

No Nukes
Originally Posted: 03/26/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Blog

A 53-nation nuclear summit opens today in Seoul, South Korea. On the agenda are efforts to stop North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and to prevent Iran from acquiring them, further reductions in the US and R ...

Obama Nominates Physician, Global Health Expert to Head World Bank
Originally Posted: 04/17/2012 - 3:04pm | Type: Blog

In a move that surprised many in the world of economics and politics, on Friday morning President Obama nominated Jim Yong Kim, the South Korea-born physician, anthropologist and president of Dartmouth College ...

Friday Links Round Up: Asians. Bumper Stickers. Levitation.
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:</p> Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed ...

Thank God That I am a Man and Not a Woman
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

It's likely that some of you will take offense at the title of this post. But if you read through the post, it'll certainly make more sense in the larger context. It ...

The Story and Voice of Sung-Bong Choi
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/1100609-sungchoi.jpg"></a>Have you heard the story of Sung-Bong Choi? I absolutely love these kinds of stories. And it's not that I just ...