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Undercover In The Secret State - North Korea

This is what the fucker Dennis Rodman ought to see.
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This video although grants information on what it is like to live in the communist state , seems slightly biased as the tone and language used seems overtly strong.

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North Korea has a K-pop girl group like Girls' Generation

Who would have known? In 2012, North Korean refugees told Channel A's We're Coming To Meet You that North Korea had their own girl group that was similar to Girls' Generation. Meet The Wang...
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One would be suprised that  a country like North Korea that has no internet or little to no commercial media would have a pop group designed to meet the goverments infotaintment needs. An interesting article that grants insight on  how the needs of entertaintment and propaganda meet.

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North Korea's Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine - the Diplomat

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the Diplomat North Korea's Asymmetric Submarine Doctrine the Diplomat North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un made headlines last month when he visited the Korean People's Army Naval Unit 167, part of the Korean People's Navy (KPN) East Sea Fleet unit...
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This article is just about Kim Jong Un's visit of the navy and  also illustrates how the North Korea's leader often tdraws attention to their military prowess and thus its importance and its attempt to establish some clout given its isolation

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North Korea defends missile tests - Sky News Australia

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North Korea defends missile tests
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North Korea has defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and says South Korean and US charges of provocation are malicious and hypocritical.
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North Korea is often defensive about their attempts at strengthening their military prowess particularly when it comes to nuclear issues. This article merely illustrates that this pattern of foriegn policy and  their stance has not changed

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North Korea submits letter of complaint to White House over “The ...

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North Korean officials from the National Defence Commission sent a letter to President Barack Obama officially protesting the release of the James Franco and Seth Rogen film “The Interview” on Thursday, according to reports ...
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North Korea  is highly sensitive over these issues and it's very guarded of its image towards the world . Therefor e it is especially of it's image and how is it portrayed  in particularly by the far reaching-  western media 

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North Korea confirms Asian Games participation | NK News - North ...

North Korea confirms Asian Games participation | NK News - North ... | Insights on North Korea | Scoop.it
Breaking North Korea News, Opinion, Culture & Curiosities + Professional, Academic & Student resources on North Korea / DPRK.
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North Korea is willing to demonstrate its sporting prowess and illustrate its success in this arena which shows its willingness and its confidence to communicate with other players on the world sporting stage.

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Ukraine Joins North Korea as No-Fly Airspace Trouble Spot - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg Ukraine Joins North Korea as No-Fly Airspace Trouble Spot Bloomberg A universal no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of Malaysian Air Flight 17 is a rare restriction currently shared only with North Korea, prompting...
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This article although isnt fully about North Korea as the primary focus draws attention to the fact that North Korean airspace is truly unsafe just as Ukraine is in light of that recent incident.

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North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely - the Diplomat

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the Diplomat North Korean MH17 Scenario Extremely Unlikely the Diplomat Notwithstanding North Korea's isolation and its recent estrangement from its traditional ally and benefactor, China, it has not been overtly threatening or militaristic – at...
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Some conspiracy theories have stated that North Korea may be involved in the MH17 plane crash and this article seeks to debunk and critically evaluate that it is not possible that North Korea has a hand in the issue due to its isolation and recent lack of militarism.

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Road tripping through North Korea – in pictures - The Guardian

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Road tripping through North Korea – in pictures
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As North Korea opens up its fledgling tourism industry, more carefully selected travel destinations are being made available by state-sanctioned tour companies.
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As North Korea has experienced a 20% increase in tourism  alone in the first quarter of 2014c this illustrates that this industry could be responsible for improving the hostile image the world  has of. North Korea as well assist ita attempts to do better in obtaining more external income 

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Hamisevicz: India uses North Korea to counterbalance China ...

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Breaking North Korea News, Opinion, Culture & Curiosities + Professional, Academic & Student resources on North Korea / DPRK.
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Interesting to note how gender roles are so strict and enforcex in North Korean society

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