On the heels of its first conviction, all eyes are on the International Criminal Court (ICC). The world is watching to see if this accomplishment can assist the court in building momentum in its fight against impunity.
As much as we like to think we know about North Korea, major events such as the recent death of their “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il remind us just how little we actually know about the elusive country.
The past few weeks I have been working on a dream series with my freshman English class. As first years, they have all recently declared their majors and thus career goals are fresh on their minds. My initial plan was simply to focus on personal dreams.
Picture, if you will, a young boy walking home from school. He sees in the distance a car driving toward him. As the car pulls up, a man steps out, places handcuffs on the boy and throws him into the back of the car. Unknown to the boy, their destination is Yodok Prison Camp.
Long before I ever dreamed of traveling to Asia, let alone living there, I was a West Wing fan. Ok, perhaps I was a super-fan. I had my favorite characters and favorite episodes. I mean, how could you not like a show with Allison Janney, Bradley Whitford and Dulé Hill?