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Patterns of Privation

Only those considered loyal to the government are permitted to live in and around Pyongyang, where food is relatively plentiful. For residents of the remoter provinces, severe malnutrition is a constant problem.

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At the Heart of North Korea's Troubles, an Intractable Hunger Crisis
Article | SEOUL -- Behind the long-range missile it is preparing to launch and the stockpile of plutonium it claims to have "weaponized," North Korea has an embarrassing and insoluble weakness.

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