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July 2018

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July 13, 2018
정치적 투옥과 만성적 기아의 위협에서 벗어나 더 나은 삶을 살겠다는 약속에 끌려 많은 북한 주민들이 이 나라를 떠난다. 이들 중 상당수가 베트남이나 중국을 북한의 성공적인 모델로 보고 있지만, 오세혁은 몽골의 잔인하고 억압적인 게임 변화를 이용해 다른 시각을 제시하고 있습니다.자유롭고 번영하는 민주주의를 위한 무니스트 정권 오세혁 씨는 1999년에 북한을 떠나 그 이후로 동료 북한 주민들의 삶을 개선하는 데 전념해 왔다. 전환기 정의 워킹그룹의 공동 창립자이자 수석 연구원인 세혁 씨는 최근 전환 과정에서의 몽골의 경험을 정리한... Read More
July 13, 2018
Drawn by the promise of a better life free of the threat of political imprisonment and chronic starvation, many North Koreans leave the country. While many of these North Korean’s see Vietnam or China as successful models for North Korea, Sehyek Oh provides a different perspective using Mongolia’s... Read More
July 12, 2018
For English speakers, the term Mediterranean evokes images of the French Riviera and sun-drenched beaches; in Spanish, it simply means landlocked. One of two landlocked countries in the western hemisphere (along with Bolivia), Paraguay has its share of “Mediterranean” charms and challenges. During... Read More
July 11, 2018
A recent Moroccan consumer boycott is demonstrating the real economic and political consequences of citizen action. Since the call to action first appeared in late April, between 40... Read More
July 10, 2018
Against an ongoing state of emergency and following the 2017 constitutional referendum, Turkey has had another exhausting election. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the government declared the state of emergency... Read More
July 09, 2018
Today’s youth are inspired by the idea that they can drive meaningful, lasting change in their countries. While attending IRI’s Generation Democracy 2018 Global Summit in Vienna, Austria, two young leaders, one from South and one from North... Read More
July 06, 2018
Spain's World Cup loss against Russia is a metaphor for why liberal democracies must go on the offense more in geopolitics. I'll start with a disclaimer: I am a disappointed Spaniard who is still grieving our painful loss against the FIFA 2018 World Cup host, Russia, a mediocre squad that ranked... Read More
July 02, 2018
Yesterday Mexico embarked on the largest elections the country has seen in its democratic history, electing over 3,400 seats from local to national government. Turnout was at a historic 63 percent despite the World Cup taking place simultaneously. As part of our commitment to building civil... Read More