July 09, 2020

In fight against COVID-19, North Korea gambles its long-term economic stability
Pyongyang's draconian response to the coronavirus outbreak stands to do much more damage than the virus ever could

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One must admit: the first years of Kim Jong Un's rule, roughly between 2012 and 2016, can in hindsight be described as a time of remarkable economic success. Perhaps, even, as a minor economic boom.