Korea: October 5, 2001


North Korea has stalled talks on reopening a road between the north and south. The road is needed to support increased South Korean tourism in the north. There is apparently a dispute among the North Korean leadership over how dangerous it is (to their rule) to open up North Korea for visits by outsiders. The north needs the money, but hard line communists fear news from the outside could bring public unrest. They are probably right.


Article Archive

Korea: Current 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 



Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contribute. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   contribute   Close