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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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The First Act of DPRK Aggression: The ROK Invasion

The Cold War era still plays a central role in the current politics and prevalent ideologies found in the DPRK, and the most prominent example of Cold War politics in East Asia came in the form of the Korean War. … Continue reading

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