Updated: Kim Jong-un’s New Entourage (Reprint)

Andy Lim discusses Kim Jong-un’s circle of confidants.

Perspectives on Film: Bollywood and International Copyright Infringement

Richard Guerra discusses the relationship between Hollywood and Bollywood regarding copyright law.

Event Review: Liberty in North Korea

Garrett Redfield reviews the event by Liberty in North Korea, held at the Pennsylvania State University.

The Globalization of Competition Law: Uncertainty of Enforcement and the Google Case Study

Aaron L. Schwartz looks at cases Google faces regarding national competition laws.

China-Japan Relationship Faces New Challenges After December 26

Photo Credit: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP[1] By: Yang Liu On December 26, the Chinese president Xi Jinping attended the ceremony to commemorate the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s birth. While on the same day, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visited the Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan’s war dead and enshrines the spirits of 14 Class-A war criminals. Such […]

AFSPA and Kashmir: Boon or Bane?

Shriya Chadha discusses how India’s AFSPA Act has affected the region of Kashmir.

Going Global: English Proficiency and Business Competitiveness in Japan

Marina Kurokawa discusses arguments for and against better English proficiency in Japan.

China Eases Its One-Child Policy

Photo Credit: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press[1] By: Yang Liu According to China’s Communist Party’s Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee, China is going to loosen the present one-child policy, which has been cited as a violation of human rights. The one-child policy sometimes results in forced abortions and hefty fines that […]

To Thai Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck: Foreign Policies Are Not Panaceas

Photo Credit: The Royal Thai Government[1] By: Yang Liu Since being elected Prime Minister of Thailand, Ms. Yingluck has been the center of “Yingluck fever” which has spread beyond Thailand to other countries. Her beautiful, casual but groomed image not only earned her a considerable number of Yingluck fans, but is also widely considered to […]

Authentic Desires and Internal Constraints

Kaini Li discusses the philosophical aspect of freedom and how it plays an integral part in international affairs.

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