Google’s Schmidt Touches Down In Pyongyang, Despite The Critics

Purpose of high-profile visit is not clear, but Richardson suggests there may be a "social media aspect"
January 7th, 2013

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt and Bill Richardson, the former governor of New Mexico, today arrived in North Korea following days of heated debate about their trip.  While it’s the seventh time Richardson’s visited the DPRK, it marks Schmidt’s first visit, leaving many observers pondering what will come of it.

Although some speculate that Schmidt

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