August 17, 2022

How North Korean media covered the 9/11 terrorist attack

Sympathetic in first days, the narrative later turned to condemnation of America's new wars

September 11, 2001 is a date which will not be forgotten soon. The terrorist attack on the United States took almost 3000 lives and had a defining influence on the world’s politics for the next decade and arguably beyond.

It is quite understandable that at the time people did not really care about how this tragedy was covered in North Korea as there were more important things to deal with.