February 20, 2020

North Korea and Singapore: Two families, two nations
The Kims, the Lees and the curious parallels between a leader eulogized and a nation demonized
The death of Lee Kuan Yew on March 23 is a reminder of the intriguing parallels between North Korea and Singapore and the importance of context in deciphering events. Parallels involve dissimilarities as well as similarities and for states to be comparable requires that both are of roughly the same order of magnitude and probability so that the pairing of the two provides insight. There must be