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Is North Korea One Big International Crime Family?

http://www.fletchersecurity.org/#!Is-North-Korea-One-Big-International-Crime-Family/c1okt/49D23918-94C7-4FB2-BF79-2913E1E31F10 Please find my new blog post for the Fletcher Security Review below. North Korea has little in the way of traditional domestic or international economic activity. Since the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet … Continue reading

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Politics of Financial Warfare: The Banco Delta Asia Case Part-3

This is part 3 of the series, the first part is here: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2014/04/24/politics-of-financial-warfare-the-banco-delta-asia-case-part-1/ The second part is here: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2014/04/25/politics-of-financial-warfare-the-banco-delta-asia-case-part-2/ Aftermath of Diplomacy: North Korea’s Continued Nuclear Program By almost any metric the Six Party Talks has been a failure for the U.S. and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Talks: Why North Korea Always Wins – My new article at Policu Check out my new article at Policu.  Also, be sure to check out the rest of the stuff at the site, it’s all great.  Below is an … Continue reading

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Politics of Financial Warfare: The Banco Delta Asia Case Part-3

This is part 3 of the series, the first part is here: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2014/04/24/politics-of-financial-warfare-the-banco-delta-asia-case-part-1/ 2nd: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2014/04/25/politics-of-financial-warfare-the-banco-delta-asia-case-part-2/ Aftermath of Diplomacy: North Korea’s Continued Nuclear Program By almost any metric the Six Party Talks have been a failure for the U.S. and a success for North … Continue reading

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Politics of Financial Warfare: The Banco Delta Asia Case Part-2

This is part 2 of the series, the first part is here: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2014/04/24/politics-of-financial-warfare-the-banco-delta-asia-case-part-1/ The Banco Delta Asia Case- Law Enforcement or Sabotage? Kim family finances operate like mafia finances. In order to launder the dirty money, the state uses a series … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Drugs, Smugglers and Dealers: A Key to Unlocking the Nuclear State I’m very excited to announce that my article about North Korean criminal activity has been published.  It is based on the research paper I posted here earlier, … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREAN ILLICIT ACTIVITIES: THE BUREAUCRACY OF CRIMINAL PATRONAGE, Part 3

Here is the last part of my paper.  Think of it as a small early Christmas present. Part 1: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2013/12/13/north-korean-illicit-activites-the-bureacracy-of-criminal-patronage-part-1/ Part 2: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2013/12/16/north-korean-illicit-activities-the-bureaucracy-of-criminal-patronage-part-2/ Illicit Activities Initiative It is clear that, while necessary, merely reacting to North Korean provocations will not be enough. … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREAN ILLICIT ACTIVITIES: THE BUREAUCRACY OF CRIMINAL PATRONAGE, Part 2

As promised, here is part two of my paper on North Korean crime: http://smallcrowdedworld.com/2013/12/13/north-korean-illicit-activites-the-bureacracy-of-criminal-patronage-part-1/ – Here is part 1 for those that missed it Drugs and Counterfeiting One of the major ways that Office #39 has used to generate money is … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREAN ILLICIT ACTIVITES: THE BUREACRACY OF CRIMINAL PATRONAGE, part 1

Reader- a bit of a confession.  Part of the reason I created this blog is to have a place to put my academic papers.  Please excuse my self indulgence.  Anyways, I decided to do this in a serial format.  I … Continue reading

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