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Should North Korea Receive Assistance?

Even with our lack of credible North Korean intelligence, one thing remains clear: the country’s people are starving, and have been for decades. After the terrible famine in the 1990s left hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of North Koreans … Continue reading

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Floods Hit North Korea Where It Hurts

The bad news continues for citizens of North Korea. After facing one of the worst droughts in recent history this summer, the North now has its hands full with severe floods. According to an official release by KCNA, the DPRK’s official … Continue reading

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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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UN Reports Bleak Picture in North Korea

In a rare glimpse into everyday life in the DPRK, UN representatives paint a bleak picture. Not only are the people facing massive food shortages, but the government of the North continues to stubbornly prioritize military spending over basic services. … Continue reading

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