Military of North Korea Essay

Military of North Korea Essay

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North Korea now has the fourth-largest army in the world. It has a projected 1.2 million armed personnel, a contrast to about 650,000 in the South. Military spending is expected at as much as a quarter of GNP, with about 20% of men ages 17-54 in the regular armed forces. North Korean forces have an extensive numerical advantage over the South in numerous key categories of offensive weapons for instance tanks, long-range artillery, and armored personnel carriers. (Jimerson) (more…)

Public Policy

Public Policy

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The Johnson States in Modern Times Observes:

Those who died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki were the victims not so much of Anglo-American technology as of a paralyzed [Japanese] system of government made possible by an evil ideology which had expelled not only absolute moral values but reason itself. (427) (more…)

“Potential Weapons” by Jocelyn Lieu

Book Review

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It has often been argued that there is only one story and all the poems and novels and epics ever created are simply different retellings of that one story, which is the quest to find something. Jocelyn Lieu’s Potential Weapons is certainly such a tale – and the object of her quest is also both ancient and universal, for she is seeking her own identity. But the identity of a woman far from the home of her ancestors is a complicated thing, something not so much to be found as to be crafted from found fragments. This is thus in part a quest that is a search after something that has been lost but also a quest for something that was never owned, to begin with. These are the two primary themes of the work – that identity can be recovered but that this process of recovery is also one of creation. The one who goes on a quest for personal meaning, for personal identity, is an active agent in the creation of her own identity. (more…)