North Korean woman walks past army check point
North Korea, 11-2003..A North Korean woman walks past an army check-point in Sinuiju, a North Korean city of 300,000 people bordering China. North Korea is one of the most militarized countries on earth. . .North Korea is the world's most insular and totalitarian state. Ruled by the messianic leader Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il since 1948, North Korea has stubbornly stuck to its juche (self-reliance) ideology and siege mentality, imposing one Stalinist economic plan after another. Floods, droughts and mismanagement in the 1990s plunged the country into a preventable famine, killing up to three million, or 13 percent of the population. It now depends heavily on Chinese aid...Add to Lightbox Download
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