World Must Face Down Byungjin Line | Chris Green
To a proportion of experts and analysts, the Byungjin Line of simultaneous nuclear and people’s economic development, as announced by Kim Jong Eun at the end of March, represents a transformative change in Pyongyang’s approach to politics both at home and abroad.
However, to others, a group that includes Dr. Daniel Pinkston of the International Crisis Group, the new line is a dangerous step, forming part of North Korea’s long-term strategy to obtain acceptance as a nuclear power through a form of “India-type exceptionalism.”
FULL ARTICLE (Daily NK)
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