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House moves to tighten N. Korea sanctions. Will that strengthen US policy? This is a good sign.  These sanctions are similar to the Banco Delta Asia sanctions that I wrote about previously here:      On Thursday the House Foreign … Continue reading

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Second issue of the Fletcher Security Review is out! Second issue of the Fletcher Security Review is out. The theme is proxy wars and it features an interview with General Petraeus among other great articles.  I work as an editor … Continue reading

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How to get a B.A. in International Relations in 5 minutes It seems that I might be overpaying/spending too much time on my Masters, and previously on my B.A.  Good article.

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Nuclear Talks: Why North Korea Always Wins – My new article at Policu Check out my new article at Policu.  Also, be sure to check out the rest of the stuff at the site, it’s all great.  Below is an … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Drugs, Smugglers and Dealers: A Key to Unlocking the Nuclear State I’m very excited to announce that my article about North Korean criminal activity has been published.  It is based on the research paper I posted here earlier, … Continue reading

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AID WORKERS: THESE ARE YOUR LIFE OPTIONS … Just saw this and it was too good not to repost.  I know several people who work in human rights, or aspire to it, and I know expats teaching English who face … Continue reading

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Another reason to be skeptical of answering posts on craigslist I don’t normally post stuff that happens in the US, but sometimes there is something weird out there that just needs to be mentioned. ” In an interview with the … Continue reading

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Crackdown on illegal Ivory in Asia Was pleasantly surprised to see this in the Atlantic today and wanted to share it.  The rest of the article is good as well, so I’d encourage you to read it.  Most of the … Continue reading

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5 ways life in Iran is Nothing Like you think I normally won’t link to humor websites here, but this one is pretty good.  With Iran in the news at the moment I’m glad stuff like this is out there … Continue reading

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The other basketball players that Went to North Korea now regret it “Retired NBA player Cliff Robinson, who went on the trip, said Monday on CNN’s “New Day” that he was surprised by the backlash the trip generated back home … Continue reading

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