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  • Pyongyang: City Of North Korea

    The capital of North Korea, Pyongyang is a city that went through a series of political, economic and social change over the 20th century. Pyongyang’s first major change was in its urban spatial structure in the 1930s when the city was under Japan’s rule. The city at the time resembled a capitalist city model which promoted commercial and industrial development. However, the city’s model completely transformed in 1953, after the Korean war. The Soviet Union introduced socialist ideals to North…

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  • North Korea Swot Analysis

    Beginning of Isolation Kim III sung took power of North Korea in 1948, and two years later the Korean War commenced. On June 25, 1950, soldiers from communist North Korea had launched an invasion of their noncommunist neighbor, South Korea. South Korean troops were surprised, outnumbered, and outgunned by the invaders. In the first week of the war, ROK forces suffered 44,000 casualties.” The United Nations entered the war with the U.S and supported South Korea while China entered the…

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  • How Did The Kim Dynasty Come To Power

    Trevon Shorts Ms. Gallagher College Writing 18 November 2016 How did each ruler of the Kim Dynasty come to power? North Korea has been under a dictatorship where even the most loved soldier can be executed. North Korea is in an systematic tyranny. A tyranny is usually thought of as cruel and oppressive, and it often is, but the original definition of the term was rule by persons who lack legitimacy, whether they be malign or benevolent. The Kim Dynasty has been ruling North Korea since…

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  • Difference Between Third And Third World Problems

    First vs Third: World Problems Every country has their own set of problems. First world problems can be considered to be mild compared to third world problems. What should be considered a first and third world problem. People from these particular regions have to deal with different financial, health, food and safety issues. First and third world countries each have their own set of difficulties but these complications differ in almost every way. Problems that are seen in well developed…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Communism

    1. Fascist/totalitarian governments use propaganda for the sole purpose of promoting the view of the party in power. Propaganda is a method to control the media (newspaper, television, internet...) into a publication of biased information that would benefit a certain group/party. Examples of propaganda can be seen throughout history, it can be traced back to as early as the First World War. Opposing forces (the Allies and the Axis) put up countless propaganda posters across Europe and North…

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  • Greed In North Korea

    regime, soon though his leadership would change from being Pro-Russian to Pro-Chinese to finally self reliant. Joche or self reliance would take hold of the country’s political stance in the world. “KWP theoreticians developed four self-reliance (juche) principles: “autonomy in ideology, independence in politics, self-sufficiency in economy, and self-reliance in defense.” (Encyclopidia Britanica , 2014). Kim Il-Sung would take the front of this belief and display himself as the sole leader of…

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  • James Dresnok Crossing The Line Analysis

    “For the people, of the people, by the people.” These words were uttered by American Pfc. James Dresnok, who is the main speaker of this film. Crossing the Line is a documentary that follows 4 western defectors who lived in communists North Korea. All of these men, to my surprise had entered into North Korea willingly and were not captured or necessarily prisoners of war. They had all abandoned there posts and went to North Korea for a variety of reasons, even they can’t explain the exacts…

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  • Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince Analysis

    Background Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli or Niccolò Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy 3rd May 1469 during Renaissance. He was known as Italian or Florentine historian, politician, diplomat, and philosopher. In 1494, there’s one well-known political family in Italy called Medici family—already ruled Florence for 40 years, which removed temporarily from power. Thus, Florence was under control by Girolamo Savonarola a Dominican monk who obsessed to transform Florence into a “Christian…

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  • Political, Social And Economic Assessment Of North Korea

    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…

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