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House moves to tighten N. Korea sanctions. Will that strengthen US policy? This is a good sign.  These sanctions are similar to the Banco Delta Asia sanctions that I wrote about previously here:      On Thursday the House Foreign … 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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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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Politics of Financial Warfare: The Banco Delta Asia Case- Part 1

Setting the Stage: Disproportionate Relations and Unexpected Outcomes The United States of America and North Korea are mismatched opponents.  North Korea has less people than the state of California and the 197th lowest GDP in the world, whereas the U.S. … 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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