Enemy’s enemy? The Trump-supporting "alt-right" and North Korea | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Enemy’s enemy? The Trump-supporting “alt-right” and North Korea

Pyongyang has an unlikely ally in some of the President-elect’s fellow travelers

The video is called “Best Wishes to North Korea”. In it, a twenty-something Youtuber and political activist praises the DPRK, hailing it as a bulwark against globalism and a counterbalance against a U.S. which insists on playing the world policeman.

But this isn’t a video put together by the small, if dedicated, pro-North Korean communists who are out there, the Korean Friendship Association, or “tankies” as they’re called by frustrated fellow travelers on the left.

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