This week, we discuss Japan’s relationship with the modern day Hermit Kingdom, and to explain North Korean policy and how those policies effect Japan. It’s gonna be a long ride into the web of madness that is the world’s only communist monarchy, so grab your Kim Il-sung pins and strap in!
Listen to the episode here.
Cummings, Bruce. Korea’s Place in the Sun.
Cummings, Bruce. North Korea: Another Country.
Japan’s National Security Strategy, Published 2012. Though mostly concerned with China there is also a section on North Korea.