Arms before food: It's the North Korean way
Friday's rocket launch prompted the U.S. to cancel a food aid deal, but that's unlikely to matter to the regime of Kim Jong Un.
North Korea has long put weapons ahead of food for its people
The U.S. has canceled a food aid deal with Pyongyang over Friday's rocket launch, but that's unlikely to matter to the regime of Kim Jong Un.
For decades,North Korea's leaders have bet heavily on a stark calculation: In order to survive, they need to nurture their rocket and nuclear programs at the expense of feeding their people. Rarely have the consequences been as clear. Continue - - - - - -