Political, Social And Economic Assessment Of North Korea

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Failed States index (FSI) uses a number of political, social and economic indicators to evaluate a state’s fragility, with North Korea satisfying majority of the indicators. Using these indicators, it demonstrates that North Korea is a failed state. Firstly, the economic assessment of North Korea is described as scepticism. North Korea does not release official economic data. However, based on the Congressional Research Service (CRS) findings in 2015, they suggested that DPRK had experienced a rocky year. This was because the government had closed down the borders due to the eruption of Ebola, which caused a reduction of tourist travelling to DPRK. Therefore, the tourism industry experienced a decline in revenue and business. Secondly, the sociological aspect of DPRK has caused the country to fail internal. DPRK seems to be a country that “the state’s external sovereignty remains unaffected and sustainable”. Yet, the Fund for Peace and …show more content…
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