In North Korea, the possibilities run the gamut from an implosion and collapse along the lines of Romania to an explosion



Andrei Lankov : North Korea scholar
The world has treated North Korea's coming collapse as an inevitability for years. Respected North Korea scholar Andrei Lankov argued that an "inexperienced" Kim Jong Un might be unable to stave off his government's eventual downfall. To be fair, Lankov hasn't been proven wrong yet, and his predictions about the first months of Kim Jong Un's rule have been remarkably accurate. Still, the Kims have proven the naysayers wrong many times before.
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