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North Korea: “The Cleanest Race”

“What can you hear about North Korea that you haven’t heard a 1000 times before? Only the most important thing; which is, how do North Koreans think and how do they see themselves in the world around them?” So my … Continue reading

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Najibullah Quraishi is a Badass

The only reason I pay for cable TV is so I can watch BBC World News before I go to work or when I’m cleaning my apartment. I would also watch CNN International, but it’s guitar-laden always-replaying theme music drives … Continue reading

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Yeonpyeong Shelling News Links

As you’ve already heard, some big stuff happened over the last week in regards to North and South Korea. I don’t plan on giving a long, boring opinion on the matter because I’m just going to say things that people … Continue reading

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Incheon Landing Anniversary

Today is the 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Incheon.  It’s also a special day for a few other reasons. One, my grandfather, a US Marine, came to the peninsula to fight with the UN forces for an entire year … Continue reading

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Military Drills Next To My Apartment

Military service is required for all males in Korea. Men must complete two years of service (it includes a wide-range of possible jobs) before the age of 30. So, as a result, there are a plethora of bases and uniformed … Continue reading

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