18 mai 2022

The potential instability of a COVID-19 ravaged North Korea


OPINION:From 1994 to 1998, between 1 and 3 million North Koreans reportedly died due to starvation, during a period known as the “arduous march.” Floods and droughts contributed to widespread starvation in a country of 22 million people. Government mismanagement of its public distribution system and systemic problems in the agricultural sector also contributed to this tragic loss of life.In 1994 North Korea had just signed an agreement with the United States — the Agreed Framework — that halted [...]