The Comparison Of Kim Jong-Un And Dennis Rodman

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Kim Jong-un and Dennis Rodman’s friendship is an unusual relationship that the ordinary American doesn’t understand. Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea and Dennis Rodman, former National Basketball Association, NBA, player, on the surface, don’t seem to have any reason to be friends. The United States has had a negative opinion of communist North Korea ever since the Korean War. Even though the Korean War technically ended in a ceasefire, troubles between North and South Korea, one of the U.S.’ allies, never stopped (Tharoor). Because of these tensions with North Korea, most U.S. citizens have grown up hearing North Korea and communism are bad. However, this didn’t seem to influence Dennis Rodman. Even after receiving backlash for his friendship with Kim Jong-un, Rodman has still tried to bridge the gap in his own unique way between the two countries. His unconventional efforts have not worked, showing that the relationship between Kim Jong-un, and Dennis Rodman, is nothing more than a friendship between two colorful people. Tensions between the United States and North Korea were caused by the freeing of Korea from Japan, and later tensions were raised by the Korean War (Kim). Even though the Korean War technically ended in a ceasefire, problems between North and South Korea never stopped (Tharoor). North Korean leader Kim Il-sung earned the respect of his people and was considered the force that brought North Korea together, following the attack against

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