Thanks to Trump, the Doomsday Clock Advances Toward Midnight – The New York Times

Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times It is now two and one-half minutes to midnight. Our organization, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, is marking the 70th anniversary of its Doomsday Clock on Thursday by moving it 30 seconds closer to midnight. In 2016, the global security landscape darkened as the international community failed to […]

Under The Sun · Film Review Under The Sun reveals the facades of North Korea—and what’s behind them · Movie Review · The A.V. Club

Vitaly Mansky’s documentary Under The Sun is really two films, threaded together: one a carefully crafted lie, and the other something closer to the truth. A child of the former Soviet Union, Mansky has spent much of his career recording life in post-communist Russia, while occasionally taking his cameras to places like Cuba, where some […]

North Korea Sentences Virginia Student Otto Warmbier To 15 Years Of Prison, Hard Labor : The Two-Way : NPR

N. Korea Sentences Virginia Student To 15 Years Of Prison, Hard Labor Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old American student, speaks during a news conference in Pyongyang on February 29.   Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images   Otto Frederick Warmbier, a 21-year-old American student, speaks […]

North Korea Uncovered: The Crowd-Sourced Mapping of the World’s Most Secret State | Worlds Revealed: Geography & Maps at The Library Of Congress

  Above, is an excerpt from the 38 North Digital Atlas. 38 North is a project of the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. Copyright © 2009-2016. Image courtesy of Curtis Melvin. Begin Press Release: Library of Congress to Hold Lecture on the Crowd-Sourced Mapping […]