Pyongyang Rising

Will 2012 be the year that North Korea ceases being a nation in decline?
October 7th, 2011
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It’s hard to imagine that Kim Jong-il didn’t grin when his train pulled into Beijing this May. The visit to China, his third in two years[1], took many in the West by surprise. Kim has always been a canny operator, and should serve as a living reminder to the West of the potency

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