Country Risk Summary: NORTH KOREA
- Country Risk Summary: NORTH KOREA. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Mar2004, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p12
This article presents information on country risk to investments in North Korea. The country is in danger of causing the U.S. to take an even tougher stance against it if the country's politicians refuse to compromise during ongoing talks on nuclear proliferation between itself, the U.S., Japan,...
- Next Parliament To Accelerate Power Shift. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p12
The article presents a political outlook for North Korea. It states that the short-term political risk rating for the country is stable at 79.0, which reflects expectations of broad continuity while long-term rating of 55.1 reflects the inherent weakness of a totalitarian regime of the country....
- Assessing Regime Stability. // Asia Monitor: China & North East Asia Monitor;Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p12
The article provides information on the political conditions in North Korea. According to the author, the short-term political rating (STPR) of the country is stable at 79.0 while the long-term political risk rating is much lower at 55.1. He added that the social stability is the weakest...
- What North Korea wants. Hayes, Peter // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Dec1993, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p8
Contends that, after four visits within the past two years, what North Korea wants is survival. North Korea isolated, bankrupt, its economy incapable of overcoming its problems; Regime exercises total control over information; Ruling elite dominated by Kim Il Sung, his relatives, his son, and...
- Political Conditions. // North Korea Country Review;2009, p10
The article provides an overview of the political conditions of North Korea.
- Government Structure. // North Korea Country Review;2009, p52
The article offers information about the government structure of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, including its executive branch, legislative branch and judicial branch.
- History. // North Korea Country Review;2010, p6
The article provides an overview of the political history of North Korea from 688 common era (C.E.) to 2002 including the invasion of Japan, the country's independence, and the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
- Government Functions. // North Korea Country Review;2010, p53
The article provides information on North Korea's government functions as of 2010 including the country's constitution, legislative authority, and legal system.
- The son also rises. Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report;5/6/91, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p26
Considers speculation that North Korea's Kim Il Sung will retire due to a weak heart, using next April 15, his 80th birthday, for the announcement. Sources favor his son, Kim Jong Il, 49, as his successor.