North Korea: An inside look

North Korea’s recent provocations have put the world on edge.

The situation, spurred by nation’s 30-year-old dictator, seems to worsen daily as Japan, South Korea and the U.S. have positioned both military and missiles to defend and retaliate against a potential strike.

Less than a year ago, Becky Duckett, Furman’s Program Coordinator in Asian Studies, participated in an independent educator’s tour of North Korea. On Tuesday afternoon, her reflections on this trip gave a packed McEachern Lecture Hall the opportunity to put the current turmoil surrounding the embattled country in a unique perspective.

The complete story is posted on Edge, Furman’s Digital Magazine