April 05, 2020

Young, Reckless Leaders: History Repeats Itself in North Korea
Former philosophy student of Kim Il Sung university reveals the similarities between contemporary inter-Korean tensions and those during the 1970s
By Hyun In-ae, HRNK Resident FellowSince North Korea threatened to launch what it called a “preemptive nuclear strike” against South Korea, the international community has become extremely concerned. However, South Korea, the target of North Korea’s rhetoric, is actually a lot quieter than expected. Despite the stock market‘s momentary fluctuation, it soon stabilized and there are no