What ‘economic development’ means to Kim Jong Un
The North Korean leader's ideas for the economy are much narrower and less transformative than is typically portrayed
Over the next years and decades, historians of U.S.-Korean relations will begin to write the first narratives that pass judgment on former U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies toward North Korea. The broad lines are already clear: Trump offered an abrupt shift in style, but delivered little of substance.
Still, Trump’s unorthodox approach to the DPRK did result in some positive developments. Thanks to a Steve Bannon Aug. 2017 interview on Fox News, more Americans than ever were exposed to the hard truth that there is no military solution for dealing with North Korea
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