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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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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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The Significance of the North Korean Nuclear Threat

            North Korea is weak; its GDP per capita is only $1,800 and is ranked 197th in the world, it is a pariah state cut off from international markets, and in the preceding decade lost millions of its population in … Continue reading

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Another tourist arrested in North Korea

In an earlier post, I posed the question about whether it was ethical to travel to a place like North Korea.  I am still not completely decided, but I lean towards it being unethical.  Ethics aside, it’s probably not a … 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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Merrill Newman goes home When I lived in South Korea, there were a few times that I had considered going to visit North Korea.  I was never that serious about it, but the idea of going to a place that … Continue reading

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