Jed Lea-Henry

Jed Lea-Henry is an Australia born academic. After graduating from La Trobe University with majors in Political Science and Philosophy, Jed completed his post-graduate education in International Relations at Deakin University. His research has covered a broad range of topics, including humanitarian intervention, civil conflict, violence prevention, regional development and moral philosophy. Jed is currently an Assistant Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences at Vignan University, and the host of the Korea Now Podcast (https://korea-now-podcast.libsyn.com/). You can follow his work, or contact him directly at http://www.jedleahenry.org/

North Korean Cognitive Dissonance in Western Academia

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses for pictures with female pilots as he provides field guidance to the flight drill of female pilots of pursuit planes of the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 28, 2014. cc Flickr Robert Sullivan, modified, public domain, https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it, and nowhere is this truer than with regards to US policy toward North Korea.

Losing Your Alliance: Risking an American Withdrawal from South Korea

President Donald J. Trump and President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea, cc Flickr White House, modified, https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

President Moon is flirting with disaster by favoring North-South reconciliation over the long-term health of the US alliance.

Sudan’s Brief Moment of Freedom

Sudan protests 2019, CC M. Saleh, modified, Wikicommons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&title=Special:Search&redirs=0&search=khartoum+protests&fulltext=Search&fulltext=Advanced+search&ns0=1&ns6=1&ns14=1&advanced=1&searchToken=1a26j4o5p9lklfiy2kh8biz98#%2Fmedia%2FFile%3ASudanese_protestors_chanting.jpg

In Omar al-Bashir’s removal, Sudan’s protestors may have won the battle. But can they win the war?

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