January 9, 2014

Complex Calculus of a North Korean Collapse

Doug Bandow, The National Interest

The Associated Press

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea remains a sui generis communist monarchy wrapped in mystery, prone to sporadic brinkmanship and violent spasms. The young leader’s surprise execution of his uncle suggests regime instability, which might spark new international provocations for domestic political purposes.

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