April 02, 2020

North Korea: Stuck in the past or poised for the future?
Experience shows that working with the North works; coercive demands do not
2015 has been a record year for the publication of books about North Korea. Many of these deal with the horrific crisis years of the ’90s, characterized by mass famine, poverty and oppression. North Korea is portrayed as a country stuck in the past; laboring under brutal repression, poverty and hunger.North Korean political activists also claim that North Korea’s government still rigidly