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) Education: U.S. vs. North Korea Two educational systems that deserve attention are those of the United States of America and North Korea. The United States has 50 states, each of which has its own Department of Education. North Korea on the other hand is mainly controlled by one government. Both of these systems are effective, but the one that produces the most intelligent students is North Korea. There are three ways to judge the differences between the U.S. and North Korean educational systems...

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The Relationship Between the Us and North Korea

The Relationship Between the United States and North Korea Is it Really as Volatile As We Think? The relationship between the US and North Korea has been fraught with tension for many years. This paper explores the history of the relationship while discussing possible causes for the tension. ...

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The question we are trying to answer and compensate for is what would South Korea do if attacked by North Korea either with nuclear power or ground troops and etc. While political and military analysts sound pretty confident that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's threats are just bluster, you can't get around the fact that the region encompassing the Korean peninsula is one of the most heavily militarized places on Earth, home to three of the world's six-largest militaries. America doesn’t have...

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North Korea

North Korea is facing its seventh year of food shortages arising from weather-related problems. A famine killed tens of thousand of people in 1996-97. (Washington Times; December 8, 2000; Thomas Wagner, Associated Press) Thousands crossed the border into China looking for food. (Washington Post; July 23, 2001;Pg. 16; John Pomfret, Washington Post Foreign Service) A large percentage of the population remains susceptible to malnutrition and their living conditions continue to worsen as energy shortages...

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North Korea South Korea

North & South Korean Relationship Korea is the only country in the world that is still in the ceasefire state. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 (History Channel), Korea remains the only country that is divided into two states with different political systems. There has been constant tension between South Korea and North Korea throughout the history. Although there have been some years, under different diplomatic policies of the government, during which North Korea and South Korea displayed...

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Compare/contrast of two communistic countries: North Korea and Cuba

North Korea and Cuba North Korea and Cuba are two of the five current communist ruling states, also known as the Ruling parties of Socialist states. North Korea is under the rule of Kim Jung Il, a strong communist leader since 1994. He succeeded his father, Kim Il- Sung, when he died in 1994 after his rule for 50 years of communism. Cuba is ruled by Fidel Castro, who overthrew Fulgencio Batista in 1959 during the Cuban revolution. Castro has been president since 1976 and still hold strong to his...

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North Korea Foreign Policy

on North Korea’s foreign policy and isolation: North Korea is, as stated by Bruce Cummings in North Korea – Another Country, “The Author of most of its own troubles”. The country is close to entirely isolated from the rest of the world maintaining only small contact with certain nations. Since the ceasefire of the Korean War, North Korea has become increasingly detached from the majority of the world; however what factors have led to this increased isolation? The heavy bombing of the North during...

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Situation in North Korea

Security Council (SC) Topic 1: The North - South Korea Conflict The Situation in North Korea Introduction: The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly called North Korea, is widely considered a threat to stability in Asia. The government has openly admitted to selling missile technology in defiance of international law and pursuing nuclear, biological and chemical weapons programs. In 2006, North Korea tested a small nuclear weapon, showing its status as a nuclear power, and straining...

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Communism: The Effects on North Korea

Effects on North KoreaNorth Korea is one of the most secretive countries on earth. It’s regarded as an intelligence black hole” (“Inside North Korea”). North Korea, a communist dictatorship, is known to be very secretive, but also is one of the cruelest countries on earth to its people. “Communism is a political, social, and economic system in which the government is based on a collective society with land, property, and economic activities controlled by the state” (Lansford 9). The North Korean...

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North Korea Research Paper

North Korea North Korea is a country that is ruled by a dictator and has a communist government. A communist government rules all the land and gives the same amount of money and supplies to all the people in the country. “Daily Necessities were obtained from the Public Distribution System (PDS)” (95,Hassig). The PDS shut down in 1995 because foreign aid was cut off expect for Pyongyang, the capital city. In rural areas, a lot of the children were born as “no-count” meaning that when they were born...

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