Category: Kevin Virgil

Iraq: A View from the Inside Out

Today I bring you insights from Kevin Virgil, an ex army ranger, and the founder and managing director of Frontera news an emerging markets news portal. Once again, Iraq is in the news. The Western media has interrupted its 24-hour Kardashian coverage to bring stories of fearsome insurgents who appeared

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North Korea: Is Perception Different from Reality?

This will be the third and final instalment (to better understand the context I encourage you to read Part I and Part II) on a short series of articles on the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK, aka North Korea). For the past three weeks I have argued that, while it

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Four Reasons to Keep an Eye on North Korea

By: Kevin Virgil Last week I wrote about the possibilities of increasing change in North Korea, and its importance in the complex Northeast Asian region, which is quickly becoming a fault line between the world’s three leading powers. I have been writing for a couple of years now and it

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