Film: People Are the Sky

Film: People Are the Sky

A film by North Korea born, Korean American filmmaker, Dai Sil Kim-Gibson who was given permission to film in North Korea and weave in her firsthand experience with the contentious history surrounding the North/South split.

Darkness at High Noon in Korea

Darkness at High Noon in Korea

South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.

A Victory for Diplomacy Over War

A Victory for Diplomacy Over War

Phyllis Bennis discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement as a beginning, not an end, for relations between the U.S. and Iran

Arts Event: Salsa not Sanctions

Arts Event: Salsa not Sanctions

A party with the live band El Sistema’s Orquesta Latino Caribeña, at Venezuelan Embassy’s Bolivarian Hall to show our determination to have positive relations with our South American neighbors.

Obama’s Triple Crown

Obama’s Triple Crown

Obama’s no peace president, but he’s won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?

Charlie Hebdo Meets ‘The Interview’

Charlie Hebdo Meets ‘The Interview’

We’re better off having the limits of free speech tested by artists — including obnoxious ones — than having its limits imposed by political rulers.

The Meaning of Rouhani

The Meaning of Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani’s win in Iran’s presidential election suggests that neither reformists nor conservatives are pleased with the country’s status quo.

What’s Not on the Ballot in Iran

What’s Not on the Ballot in Iran

As they go to the polls, ordinary Iranians understand that one of the most salient facts of life in Iran–the international sanctions regime–will not be on the ballot.