Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 14 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

What One Photo Tells Us About North Korea's Nuclear Program

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (22 fans)

Clues from a single propaganda photo reveal details about North Korea’s expanding weapons programs and internal politics. Notice what’s absent: military uniforms at an event to unveil a new military weapon. In a country where propaganda sets reality, and the political hierarchy can be life or death, such choices matter; analysts, tracks appearances by North Korean officials... here are  civilian officials and two key military leaders: the head of the nuclear program and the head of missile forces, both in civilian clothing.That sends a clear message: Mr. Kim is asserting that he runs the nuclear weapons program personally, cutting out the usual chain of command. “This is not rule by the military anymore. This is rule by one man! Even a glimpse of the intercontinental missile in the background reveals important information.' READ...

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: