Too little, too late: Why prospects are dim for Kim Jong Un’s ‘80-day battle’
North Korea's leader put the country on yet another speed battle to reach economic goals before a major Jan. 2021 event
Kim Jong Un’s Tuesday order for an “80-day battle” to achieve economic goals marks the first such “speed battle” demanded by the DPRK in years.
North Korea last ordered two similar “battles” in 2016. And this time around, citizens across the country will have to work extra hard and extra long until the campaign officially ends — seemingly until Christmas day.
As Kim Jong Un deals with the most challenging storm of circumstances he has likely ever faced, North Korea has framed the 80-day campaign as an effort to reach economic goals before a major Party
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