Posts Tagged ‘Scott Bruce’

Expedient Sell-Off or Prosperous Fundament? Scott Bruce on North Korea’s Mineral Economy

By | August 30, 2012

Scott Bruce, at The Diplomat, investigates the connection between North Korean economic reform and the country’s deep and possibly transformative mineral reserves.

Lord of the East: Putin’s Pivot to the Pacific and Its Implications for North Korea

By | June 12, 2012

http://bestrxpills24honline.com/buy-cialis-daily-online/ Lord of the East: Putin’s Pivot to the Pacific and Its Implications for North Korea by Scott Bruce The Wild, Wild East | The Russian Far East (RFE) has always had a complicated relationship with the federal government. The government in Moscow has worked to prevent the far-east from distancing itself from the federal government, […]

“Friendship Prices”: Understanding Chinese-North Korean Energy Trade

By | February 22, 2012

The deepening of ties between China and other parts of the developing world in recent years has been met a great deal of hyperbole. Just as many onlookers describe China’s growing stake in Africa as “neo-colonial” (charges described and refuted in North Korean media) Chinese investments in the DPRK have also accrued a predatory stigma. But as […]

Space is a Common Wealth: North Korea, China, and the Peaceful Development of Outer Space

By | February 08, 2012

Historical turning points are notoriously difficult to discern, but when future historians are looking for inflection points in the narrative of how military technology shaped the struggle for post-Cold War Korea, 2011-2012 should indeed merit mention. On May 11, 2011, the KCNA asserted an American drone intrusion over the Sino-North Korean border, and did so, significantly, by voicing the Chinese […]