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#1 Put another way, JONG-UN = DPRK/NORTH KOREA only has 11-14% of its export trade wid nations other than China, depending on whose Klakulator one follows. AGAIN, THE NEW SINO-DPRK FTAS IS ONLY GOING TO REDUCE FURTHER THE DPRK'S PERCENTAGE IN CHINA'S FAVOR.
Besides any new domestic "econ liberalization", he also needs to find ways to bring in more FDI to counter China.
Pudgy's + the DPRK's dilemma may be symbolized in ...
* WORLD NEWS > SOUTH KOREA: KOREAN RELIGIONS: NUCLEAR POWER WILL DESTROY US.
IMO the SOKORS sympathize + duly recognize the EVER-GROWING CHINESE THREAT TO NORTH KOREA, even iff SoKor Politicos are too PCorrect + Diplo-saavy to admit it.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-18 01:59||
#2 Kim ordered a basketball backboard, which was painted black, to be repainted in white
Naw, he's just a Rolling Stones fan. But being North Korean, he couldn't get that quite right either.
Posted by Gabby Cussworth 2012-04-18 18:13||
#3 Kim ordered a basketball backboard, which was painted black, to be repainted in white
Black being hard to see during midnight basketball...
Posted by Pappy 2012-04-18 18:17||
#4 The SINS of the Fathers.... Now, if serious, you see what it feels like to want to help a people with a solid political class that may be against you. Maybe this is a step up. Brand new Leader and maybe he wants to alleviate problems.
I would give him his power play, if he liberalized a tad. Who knows, maybe he is listening.
Even that idiot marx knew he needed an economic engine, Keynes too. The ones who did not were your Grandpoo, Mao, and Obama.
Posted by newc 2012-04-18 22:36||