• A South Korean talks about North Korea

    North Korea and South Korea have a long history of confict. Lately, the relations between the two countries have been intensified due to the newest North Korean threats of breaking the peace; an aftermath of the sanctions imposed to North Korea, by the international community due to its latest nuclear …

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  • 38th Parallel

    Two countries divided by conflicts, nuclear threats and the 38th parallel. North and South Korea undoubtedly share a turbulent history, full of not only rivalries, but also attempts of reunification. Sources: Wikipedia, Bloomberg, CNN, Fox news. All audiovisual material is licensed under Creative Commons 

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  • North Korea Economy

    An overview of North Korea Economy and Facts North Korea, one of the world’s most centrally directed and least open economies, faces chronic economic problems. Industrial capital stock is nearly beyond repair as a result of years of underinvestment, shortages of spare parts, and poor maintenance. Large-scale military spending draws …

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  • The capitalist enemy

    The relations between North Korea and the United States have always been on the verge. For DPRK, United States represent the evil of imperialistic capitalism and for the U.S, Hermit kingdom belongs to the ‘axis of evil‘. Even though, olive branches have been extended several times in the past by …

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  • Arduous March

    North Korea is a country of starving people. The economic decline as well as the consecutive natural disasters that the country went through, led to extreme food shortage and a death toll that can only be compared to an undeclared war.  End of Cold war, beginning of North Korean decline …

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South_Korean_guard_protecting_door_to_North_Korea

A South Korean talks about North Korea

North Korea and South Korea have a long history of confict. Lately, the relations between the two countries have been intensified due to the newest North Korean threats of breaking the peace; an aftermath of the sanctions imposed to North Korea, by the international community due to its latest nuclear …

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Food culture

Even if the North and South of Korea don’t share a country anymore, the Korean cuisine stayed the same. The only sad difference being, that many North Koreans are not able to enjoy it due to the ever present famine (a shiny example of how a country can be absolutely self-sufficient). Coming to …

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Visualizing the Nuclear threat

Photos say more than a thousand words, but often there is more behind the photo. In this post I give background information …

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History of Nuclear Threat

The third nuclear test of North Korea did not come out of nothing. In this blog post I describe how North Korea …

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Nuclear bomb put in perspective

In my latest post I showed a rather apocalyptic view about what happens when North Korea launches their nuclear weapon at the …

38th parallel

38th Parallel

Two countries divided by conflicts, nuclear threats and the 38th parallel. North and South Korea undoubtedly share a turbulent history, full of not only …

korea_famine

North Korea Economy

An overview of North Korea Economy and Facts North Korea, one of the world’s most centrally directed and least open economies, faces …

Kim Rodman

The capitalist enemy

The relations between North Korea and the United States have always been on the verge. For DPRK, United States represent the evil …

famine North Korea

Arduous March

North Korea is a country of starving people. The economic decline as well as the consecutive natural disasters that the country went …