Turkey is in two continents, with 3% in Europe and 97% in Asia.  Its strategic position of being located on the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea has made it of prime importance throughout history.  The Turkish Ottoman Empire once stretched across North Africa, Western Asia and Southeast Europe, but WW I led to its demise and fragmentation and also the birth of modern Turkey. Turkish society is split – it is secular yet Muslim. For over one thousand years, Turkey was a bastion of Christendom.  Mt. Ararat, the place where Noah’s ark landed, is […]
North Korea is probably the most isolated economy in the world.  They believe in an ideology called Juche, which means self-reliant.  The border between North and South Korea is one of the most impenetrable in the world.  There is a huge black market, chronic food shortages and widespread malnutrition.  It is evidence that we weren’t meant to live in isolation. World War II and the years following it changed many things in our world.  Korea was occupied by Japan from around the first world war until 1945.  Upon Russia’s insistence after WWII, Korea was partitioned […]

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