December 03, 2021

Researchers: Predictions of N.Korean collapse ‘wishful thinking’

Cellphones in the North help citizens, but also help government surveillance, expert notes

Researchers on Thursday warned that “wishful thinking on the fall of North Korea” would becloud the process of making pragmatic inter-Korean policies.

The Institute for National Security Strategy (INSS) held a conference on Thursday looking back at the 4th year of North Korea under the rule of Kim Jong Un. There, they spoke of recent economic gains in the North which they say make its collapse unlikely for now.