Simone Chun

Dr. Simone Chun serves on the Steering Committee of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned About Korea and is a member of the Korea Policy Institute and the Korea Peace Network.

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Friday, August 17, 2018
Sea of Tears: The Tragedy of Families Split by the Korean War
This past July marked the 65th anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War . In addition to leaving nearly 5 million dead, injured, or missing, this bloody conflict forcibly separated nearly 10 million Korean families on either side of the 38 th parallel. Since the1980s, a mere 20 face-...
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Activists gather in front of the U.S. embassy to demand peace for the Korean peninsula after the cancellation of the U.S. and North Korea summit on May 25, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images) Views
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Toward A Truly Indigenous Peace in The Korean Peninsula
Last month, I took part in an international women’s peace delegation to South Korea, led by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire and Women Cross DMZ founder Christine Ahn. It was my first visit to my native Korea in over 3 years. Everywhere I went, I witnessed the afterglow of the inspiring...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Diplomacy, Hope, and Inspiration in Korea
History will be made this week with the summit meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. With a second summit between Kim and President Donald Trump looming in four to six weeks or so, it's tempting to look past this first summit, but that would be a...
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