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China’s flagging economic aid to North Korea

  • Kornelius Purba

Jakarta | Fri, August 24 2012 | 08:37 am

North Korea’s new leader, Kim Jong-un, has ambitions to revive the country’s collapsed economy as it is the only way to preserve his family’s control over the country.

He has taken an important preliminary step by reducing the military’s control of the economy. But his ambitions may backfire as the country has been under a military dictatorship for a very long time and the regime h...

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