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LETTER: On Japan’s Remilitarization

From California to Connecticut, from Chicago to Charlottesville, the recent amendment to the Peace Constitution— which allows  which allows Japan to take offensive military actions if necessary— is raising concerns among Korean expatriate communities in American colleges. Believe it or not, a considerable number of Koreans believe that history is repeating itself and that a Japanese invasion in response to North Korea’s destabilizing provocations is around the corner. To a vast number of Koreans, the precedent of dynastic Korea’s futile diplomatic attempts…

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Students Work to Raise Awareness, Funds for North Korean Refugees

In light of the recent UN Human Rights Report condemning North Korea, a newly reorganized student group with a focus on the hermit kingdom has started to attract a steady stream of members. Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) is a national rescue network that re-settles North Korean refugees in America and South Korea. UVa’s chapter of LiNK, previously known as There’s Hope in North Korea (THiNK), was founded with the twofold goal of raising awareness and funds to help in the rescue…

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