December 06, 2021

Why sanctions won’t turn North Koreans against Kim Jong Un any time soon

The country’s elite have too much to lose, and the common people are too repressed, for an uprising to be feasible

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As we enter the new year, there is, presumably, yet another "dramatic" episode of the seemingly endless North Korean nuclear and missile soap opera just around the corner. However, there is good reason to believe that the coming confrontation will fail to result in anything much, no matter how noisy the rhetoric becomes.