Pantech Fellow John Everard discusses North Korea’s markets and ruling eliteShorenstein APARC, KSP in the news: New York Times and Washington Post
As the world continues to wonder about the possibility of a regime change, North Korea, in the grip of a record-breaking harsh winter, has asked for international food aid. Does this spell social and political unrest? John Everard, the 2010-2011 Pantech Fellow at the Stanford Korean Studies Program, was quoted recently in the Washington Post and the New York Times, regarding North Korea’s markets and ruling elite perspectives about food distribution within the context of the current situation.
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