North Korea: Do Not Access All Areas

Korea is not a tropical country.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Thursday, 10/16/2008 12:00 am EDT

Korea is not a tropical country. In the autumn, the leaves turn yellow and red, and by October the process is pretty far along, especially in North Korea. Which is why there are grave doubts that Kim Jong-Il is in good health, as Pyongyang pretends, and indeed some question whether he is alive at all. And despite Monday's agreement by Washington to take Kim's neo-Stalinist regime off its list of terrorism sponsors, which persuaded North Korea to let international inspectors back into its Yongbyon nuclear site, we still don't know where its nuclear weapons (if they exist) might be hidden.

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