December 12, 2012

North Korea's Latest Publicity Stunt

The Economist, The Economist

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North Korea's crowing should be put into perspective. Even if it has put a satellite into space, experts say it is only likely to be able to send the grainiest of video images back to Pyongyang. Those pictures may simply confirm what much of the outside world already knows: that the country is so deprived of electricity it is pitch black at night, compared with the brilliant glow across South Korea, Japan and much of China.

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