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Why Does China Still Support North Korea?

Over the past five decades, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has gone from a fledgling economic power to a famine-wracked state best known for its labor camps, nuclear weapons program, and inclusion in George W. Bush’s infamous “axis … Continue reading

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How “Open” is the North Korea – China Border?

The typical portrait of North Korea these days is that of a highly secretive and completely isolated country. However, an Asia Times article today by Andrei Lankov, an associate university professor in Seoul, believes that this is an overly “exaggerated” … Continue reading

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