America favours strategic coercion over Pyongyang

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2017 / The National


Is Donald Trump trying to “out-North Korea the North Koreans” at this moment of high …

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Trump Jong Un: Does The Donald secretly rather like North Korea and its autocratic leader?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2017


Despite President Trump’s increasingly bellicose tweets about dealing with North Korea – with or without …

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China finds a new use for coal? A bit of blacking on Kim Jong Un’s face

by Rashmee

Posted on February 20, 2017


Will coal – North Korea’s wealth, strength and sustenance – prove to weaken its leader? …

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Can Donald Trump’s burger diplomacy win North Korea over?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2017 / The National


 Eight months ago, Donald Trump proposed a round of burger diplomacy with North Korea’s leader …

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Donald Trump’s G & G cabinet. Goldman Sachs and Generals make for a khakistocracy

by Rashmee

Posted on December 16, 2016


It was Claire McCaskill, the Democratic senator from Missouri, who pithily described the emerging cabinet, …

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Trump-Clinton debate didn’t make Sunday a big day. It was N.Korea’s nuke anniversary

by Rashmee

Posted on October 12, 2016


Sunday was a really important day for the world and I don’t mean because of …

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Unknown unknowns: Does Pyongyang’s shiny airport terminal really exist?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 1, 2015


Take a good look at the photograph on the left. That’s North Korean leader Kim …

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Did Suki Kim write on North Korea because of remembered memory?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 12, 2015


Pyongyang, December 19, 2011 and Suki Kim is in North Korea, where it is “Juche …

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Kim Jong Un’s new haircut is an up-do so does that mean things are improving?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 21, 2015


North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un has a new haircut, reports Vox’s @amandataub. …

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Don’t let the hype fool you, dictators are not becoming more democratic?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 13, 2015


Robert D Kaplan and Dafna H Rand of the Center for a New American Security …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK