TITLE

The Defector's Tale

AUTHOR(S)
Jin, Kim Kwang
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
World Affairs;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the economy in North Korea. The author looks at North Korea's communist dictator Kim Jong-il, North Korea's Royal Court Economy, and the Korean Foreign Trade Bank (FTB). The North East Asia Bank (NEAB) and the Korean National Insurance Corporation (KNIC), both under the Korean Workers' Party Organization Guidance Department (KPW OGD), the People's Economy, and the Soviet bloc against North Korea are also discussed. The author presents information on the collapse of the North Korean economic regime in the early 1990s and North Korea's production of nuclear arsenal and weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
ACCESSION #
77673880

 

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