August 29, 2012
North Korea's $6 Trillion Question
Scott Bruce, The Diplomat
Rare earth metals can be a game changing bonanza for North Korea, but, without reform, their claim is likely to pinch out. In the end, the North Korean government must determine if the minerals will be a lever to shift political relations in the region, or if it will continue to sell its most valuable asset at a discount.
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