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All Posts Tagged With: "Leon Sigal"

Worldfocus Radio: North Korea’s Economic Catastrophe

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Worldfocus Radio: North Korea’s Economic Catastrophe

Martin Savidge hosts Barbara Demick of the LA Times and Leon Sigal of the Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project. They discuss North Korea's recent currency devaluation, how the state is closing underground markets, the grim economic reality for the North Korean people and the prospects of U.S. economic engagement with this rogue and isolated nation.

Posted: January 26, 2010 21:46   Comments: 3
In Seoul, Obama takes on North Korea’s nuclear challenge

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In Seoul, Obama takes on North Korea’s nuclear challenge

The Obama administration is dealing with the thorny issue of North Korea's nuclear program. To take a closer look, Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council in New York speaks with Daljit Dhaliwal. They discuss Sigal's recent meeting with a North Korean delegation in New York -- and how willing the North Koreans are to negotiate.

Posted: November 19, 2009 17:53   Comments: 0
100,000 North Koreans dazzle at mass games spectacle

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100,000 North Koreans dazzle at mass games spectacle

Part 1 of 6 in our Inside the Hermit Kingdom multimedia series. In August, Worldfocus web producer Ben Piven traveled to the 2009 Arirang Games in Pyongyang, North Korea. The socialist mass games performance features 100,000 performers and runs six nights a week for over two months.

Posted: October 6, 2009 14:33   Comments: 6
Decoding the North Korean media on Bill Clinton

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Decoding the North Korean media on Bill Clinton

The homecoming of American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling dominated the news in the U.S. this week, but what's the North Korean media saying about the incident?

Posted: August 6, 2009 16:15   Comments: 1
North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 years

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North Korea sentences U.S. journalists to 12 years

North Korea has convicted two U.S. journalists of illegal entry and crimes against the nation, sentencing them to 12 years in a labor camp. Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council discusses the Obama administration's approach to North Korea and how the journalists factor into the equation.

Posted: June 8, 2009 11:13   Comments: 1
U.S. urges strong response to N. Korea rocket launch

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U.S. urges strong response to N. Korea rocket launch

The United States said on Monday that it will continue to press the United Nations Security Council for a strong response to this weekend's rocket launch by North Korea, a rocket that President Obama said could be used for long-range missiles. Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council discusses the implications of the launch.

Posted: April 6, 2009 15:32   Comments: 6
North Korea renews aggression toward South Korea

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North Korea renews aggression toward South Korea

Leon Sigal of the Social Science Research Council speaks with Martin Savidge about the motivation for this aggression and its implications for the new Obama administration.

Posted: January 19, 2009 20:04   Comments: 1
North Korea and U.S. build new political relationship

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North Korea and U.S. build new political relationship

After the U.S. announces the removal of North Korea from its terrorist list, North Korea allows U.N. inspectors to visit nuclear facilities.

Posted: October 13, 2008 14:14   Comments: 0
South Korea responds to its nuclear neighbor

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South Korea responds to its nuclear neighbor

The Christian Science Monitor's Donald Kirk and nuclear disarmament expert Leon Sigal discuss North Korea's nuclear invigoration.

Posted: September 24, 2008 16:38   Comments: 0
North Korea declares restart of nuclear reactor

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North Korea declares restart of nuclear reactor

North Korean expert Leon Sigal explains the country's decision in the context of the U.S.'s failure to remove North Korea from its list of state-sponsored terrorists.

Posted: September 22, 2008 09:38   Comments: 2

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