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One Peninsula, Two Countries: Living With A Nuclear Neighbour

December 21, 2017
By Edward Howell

I write this in Seoul, where life goes on as normal: any mention of the North Korean threat is met with ‘plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.’ With a per capita income of $1 340 in 2016, a mere 4.5% of its southern counterpart, North Korea is no longer living its glory days after the end of the Second World War to the 1970s, when its economy exceeded than that of the South. How can the question of what to do about North Korea be ‘resolved’? The contradiction between Trump and Tillerson continues:
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