September 4, 2012

In Authoritarian North Korea, Hints of Reform

Chico Harlan, Washington Post

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Under new leader Kim Jong-un, North Korea in recent months has shifted its rhetoric to emphasize the economy rather than the military and is introducing small-scale agricultural reforms with tantalizing elements of capitalism, according to diplomats and defector groups with informants in the North.

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