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Shirola: US, North Korea Summit will bring us one step closer to a united Korean Peninsula

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

May 28, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It all started in February at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, when South Koreans and North Koreans walked under one united flag for the first time in over a decade. This moving display of unity marked a sign ...

Gresik: Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal, benefits US negotiations with North Korea

Dylan Gresik, Op-Ed Contributor

May 10, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Opinion

Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced the United States withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the Iran nuclear deal. The U.S. will benefit in upcoming negotiations with Kim Jong...

Sainati: Despite qualms, Korean unification might be best chance at peace

Leo Sainati, Assistant Opinion Editor

January 29, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Reports of North and South Korea marching under one flag at the upcoming Olympics have recently made international headlines, as the Games’ location in Pyeongchang, South Korea has sparked tension. Holding one of the most politicized...

Sainati: In North Korean chicken game, assuming Kim Jong-un’s irrationality gives him undue power

Leo Sainati, Columnist

October 26, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We are in the midst of a dangerous nuclear standoff, rapidly approaching tension levels unseen since the Cuban Missile Crisis. The United States has failed in its pursuit of nonproliferation and now must resort to nuclear deterrence....