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    Intervening in North Korea The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, commonly known as North Korea to the United States, has effectively existed as a hermit kingdom since the end of the Korean War in 1953. A cease-fire was signed and the DMZ of the 38th parallel became the tentative boundary dividing the North from the South. South Korea has enjoyed economic prosperity and liberal democracy in the past several decades, but the North Korean government exercises strict totalitarian rule over the nation’s economy and citizens. While the full extent of the North Korean regimes’ human rights abuses against its own citizens is not fully known, a Human Rights Watch insists that “abuses within North Korea are without parallel in the…

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    South vs. North The north and the South’s culture are defiantly more different than you would think. The economy of the south was mainly all about farming unlike the north. The North’s economy was farming and factories. The transportation between the two places was almost exactly the same. The society to the north is not as you would think. The south society was different than the north by a big difference. The north and South’s cultures are close but not to close. The south had a hard time…

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    bottom. The north, however, had their own number of different situations going on. For instance, the northern economy became increasingly industrialized, even though majority of the northerners had started out as farmers. The northern people were also decidedly unhappy in regards to the immigrants that came to the west in search of fertile land and jobs, and eventually they began to form anti-immigrant groups. The rapidly growing population and animosity contributed greatly to the scores…

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    The country of North Korea has been a very curious subject for the people of the United States countless other governments in power throughout the world. Many factors of North Korea have remained a secret over the last few decades, but some have become more open over time to the outside world. The United States and North Korea are both made up of an extreme difference in views within the power of government and also policies that follow their rule, but surprisingly share common virtues that…

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    North Korea Tension

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    tension between North Korea and the United States have raised some eyebrows and caused some to have growing concerns in terms of how the issue may pan out. The tension between the United States and North Korea will most likely not escalate enough to a nuclear war, according to former defense secretary, William J. Perry, who states that “North Korea is incredibly unlikely to launch an unprovoked nuclear attack.” This may ease some fears on the growing concerns of war between these two nations.…

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    North Korean Economy

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    Daily Life of North Korea Under a Centrally Planned Economy Throughout reading the book Nothing To Envy Ordinary - Lives In North Korea Barbara Demick depicts the everyday lives that go on in the regime that has been created under North Korean communist power. The book shows many of the economic factors that took place in the beginning and current state of North Korea. With the extreme government regulation that North Koreans experience, there is a lack of basic human rights, poverty, and…

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    Corruption In North Korea

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    North Korea is perhaps the most corrupt country in Asia. North Korea’s government picks and chooses what the people are allowed to see and hear. The objective in doing so is to control the people and keep them submissive. While this is working out for the leaders of North Korea, the people are being manipulated into thinking that their lifestyle is the only way to be living. According to an Economic Freedom Snapshot, North Korea’s economic freedom status is repressed. There are 24.7 million…

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    North Korean Genocide

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    The Never Ending Genocide On February 12th, 2016, North Korea tested its most popular nuclear weapon, stirring debate around the world. During the previous super bowl North Korea flew spy satellites over the super bowl stadium. These recent and almost invasive events are the just the icing on the cake, North Koreas history for being a ruthless and extremely hostile country under its dictatorial leaders is long standing. This aggressiveness is not limited to its enemies, their treatment of their…

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    North Korea Economy

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    March 2015 The Reality of North Korea Economy On November 24th 2014, Sony Picture Entertainment experienced a severe cyber attack conducted by a group of hackers called “The Guardians of Peace”. The hackers demanded the cancellation of the planned release of the movie “The interview”, which depicted the assassination of North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un. Aside from the political and comical meanings of “The interview”, the movie also depicted North Korea a country that is in deep poverty.…

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    North Korea Threats

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    North Korea can affect us by attacking our ally South Korea. Attacking South Korea can give North Korea an advantage because it could possible force the United State to use ground troops. The United States Army is very capable of defeating North Korea, but the climate and terrain could affect the outcome. The United States Army has not trained on various terrains. The climate and terrain of the Korea constantly changes as you travel throughout the peninsula. Mountains cover seventy percent of…

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