October 21, 2019
Conversations with North Koreans
I wanted real talk with real Northerners – and got much more than talk
Editor’s note: All North Koreans in the following story have been given pseudonyms.“What about this Donald Trump guy?”It was a fair question, but the last I expected from a North Korean.Mr. Gang, I’ll call him, is a wealthy, middle-aged businessman from Pyongyang. We met outside the North a few weeks ago, waiting for the same flight. I was on my way to visit North Korea with a