All posts in: North Korea

The cult of North Korea

The CSM reviews some of the ways North Korea is as much a fundamentalist theocracy as a communist dictatorship. Spending on deification of the Kim family is increasing, to counter the scenario that “Koreans will discover the freedoms, glitter, ...

North Korea: cracks appearing?

The NYT / IHT reports four apparent trends in North Korea: The “government …. is progressively losing the paramount role it used to enjoy in society”. “The power of ideology appears to be waning.” “Information ...