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History’s Great Walls, Good Neighbors or Bad Policy?

History’s Great Walls, Good Neighbors or Bad Policy?

Origins:Current Events in Historical Perspective Presents Top Ten Origins: History’s Great Walls, Good Neighbors or Bad Policy? In the midst of a migration crisis in Europe and strident talk and a standoff about building a wall on the US/Mexican border, people around the world are resorting to an old strategy: building walls. Historically, walls have …

North Korea – summary of 70 years of history

It’s one of the most closed and isolated countries in the world. Ruled with an iron fist for 70 years by the Kim dynasty. This country is also a thorn on the side of the largest military power in the world, the United States. Let’s trace on a map the evolution of North Korea, ever …

The History of North Korea

The History of North Korea

We’re constantly hearing threats from Kim Jong-Un’s North Korean government, but what’s behind all of that? Let’s find out. This is the modern history of North Korea. The Korean empire ruled the entire Korean peninsula until 1910, that’s when the more powerful Japanese army took control through a treaty. When Japan was defeated to end …