South Korea & Conscientious Objectors

“Lim jae-sung is a mild-mannered lawyer in his thirties with a fondness for monogrammed shirts and human-rights cases. Owing to South Korea’s strict military-service laws, he is also a convicted criminal with a prison record. Mr Lim refused to serve in the army after becoming involved with the anti-war movement sparked by the dispatch of… Read More

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Why Must We Always Fight…

“Why must we always fight? Even at this moment, the world is constantly struggling through conflict and war, and our innocent children and parents are dying and being sacrificed on battlefields of death and destruction.” (Kim, 2010, p.139) Reference Kim, Y-K. & Miok, D.P. (Trans) (2010) The Future: A Road to Unification of the Korean… Read More

Improving the Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Interventions in the South Korean Military

Research Paper Title Strategic Priorities to Improve Effectiveness of Anti-smoking Interventions for the Korean Military: An Application of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. Background As South Korea remains technically at war with the North, higher smoking prevalence in the military might adversely affect the South Korea’s military power and contribute to lifetime smoking in men with… Read More