Author: Luke Dornbush

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, and a Pyongyang Showdown

As my mind was coming to grips with Mr. Trump seizing the White House, my thoughts instantly went to the multiple scenarios that could play out on the Korean Peninsula and surrounding areas. His speeches […]

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Sympathy is Absent When I Hear About Otto Warmbier

In April of this year, Otto Warmbier was detained in Pyongyang, North Korea and was charged with “acts of hostility towards the DPRK” and was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. I sympathize with […]

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Dandong: Portal Into Another Dimension

The border between China and North Korea is separated by the Yalu River. Each side is vastly different. I arrived through the Chinese border city of Dandong via a train from Beijing. The moment I […]