Visiting North-Korea: The last battleground of the Cold War

Visiting North-Korea: The last battleground of the Cold War

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (or north-Korea) has been increasingly in the news in recent years. The country’s nuclear program, continued “executions” of political figures (who turn out to be alive a few weeks later), and the country’s authoritarian leader are all topics the western press love to report about. But what is the country actually like? Why do the north-Koreans feel the need to produce nuclear weapons? And why are there two Koreas…

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