How trading activities are becoming ways of quiet resistance in North Korea should make us think twice about harsh economic sanctions. Mégane Visette analyzes.
Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital city, is quickly becoming the playground of the world’s most isolated country. Despite sanctions banning imports and financial transactions into North Korea, third-party companies and Chinese middle-men ensure that shop fronts are kept stocked with a variety of foreign and luxury goods. The city itself has been restructured as well, with […]