Andrei Lankov

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/ Sep 12, 2012

Volatile risks accompany North Korea's reforms

Reports of unusual activity have been emerging from North Korea. Farmers were told in early July that, going forward, the state would take not their entire harvest but only 70 percent, and they would be allowed to keep the rest. The military's economic role ...