Stories about North Korea from January, 2006
Matthew Stinson has serious doubts about North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's apparent toying with China-style Special Economic Zones (SEZs): “The larger problem is that Kim is unlikely to allow the kind of innovation in development that would make the North’s SEZs a real success. Why? Because doing so not only...
The Asia Pages writes about how poorly North Korean defectors are treated in South Korea: “for all the rhetoric of love South Koreans speak of when referring to North Koreans, there are too many cases of Southerners talking the talk but not walking the walk.”
DPRK Studies tries to answer the question: Is North Korea's leader Kim Jong-il crazy or not?