Brief on North Korea

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North Korea is a dictatorship country that has limited resources but the people live below poverty and are constantly restricted from the outside world. The Kim Dynasty has established a government without the help of the United States and the United Nations. Through their government, they have learned to be self-sufficient. North Korea is a country with many problems, but it is also a country with unique history and a serious enemy of the United States. This analysis will briefly review North Korea’s economy, government, and history.
Republic of Korea early history
The North Korean country has a turbulent past. The country experienced centuries of war under Japanese rule. They were under the governing of Japan until the end of World
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North Korea is one of the most literate countries in the world, with an astonishing average literacy rate of ninety-nine percent.
Culture and Religion The North Korean culture is very similar to that of the south, over the last 60 years there have distinct differences with the north adapting more cultural influences from neighboring china. The government controls all books and painting. With these control the freedom to create art is limited and anything that is negative towards the government is punishable by death. One of the biggest cultural events in the north is the Mass Games. This event lasts for over two months; having events like dancing, choreograph singing and gymnastics. There have not been that many western cultural influences aloud to perform in North Korea. However recently with Kim Jung Un hired Dennis Rodmen to come in and help the national basketball team. This is what Rodman had to say about the young leader, “He loves power. He loves control because others, you know dad and stuff like that, but he is just a great person. He’s just a great guy.” (LEBER) There was also a wrestling match held in the national capital that Rica Flair that drew over 195,000 people. With the north opening up a little however they are still very secretive and are not going to let the western influence in to their cultural without sever government constraints.

NORTH KOREA LEADERSHIP There have been only three leaders of the North since the Korean

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