Information related to North Korean history
Foreign students, even from Pyongyang’s supposed allies, had their activities severely curtailed in the 1980s
A few clubs, hotels, travel opportunities cater to expats facing crippling boredom
Most university students came to Pyongyang for the Korean language, but got limited interaction
Lankov says life for a foreign visitor in 1980s Pyongyang had its own pleasures, amusements
Efforts at united front against Pyongyang, China hindered by domestic political concerns
Regime seeks to remind people of air force’s relevance, build institutional confidence
Respect shown in the DPRK for the Great Leader, father of the nation, is often genuine
Three currencies in 1980s North Korea allowed foreigners to spend money in sometimes surprising ways
It's not accidental that NADA's name and logo are uncomfortably similar to NASA’s
Japanese-American soldier used ethnicity to free fellow prisoners-of-war
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