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PostEvan Osnos (New Yorker) in N Korea (Paul Levine, Denmark, 09/10/17 4:47 am)
A recent article in the New Yorker by Evan Osnos (always worth reading) sheds some light on North Korea
and its mysterious leader. It seems that they understand us no better than we understand them. Which is, I fear, very little. Hence the danger. What happens when an impulsive agent hits an opaque wall? We may find out to our regret.
JE comments: See below. Osnos went on an official visit to the Hermit Kingdom. It's an extremely informative glimpse. How many of you knew that Lil' Kim has never met a foreign leader, or that his father's toadies used to safeguard his bodily wastes during foreign trips, to prevent speculation about his health? Some of this stuff cannot be made up--public execution by rocket launcher?
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