Could the North be calling, quietly, for aid from the South? It seems like this could be a possibility considering North Korea has consistently struggled to provide for it's 24 million starving people.
Unfortunately it seems experts are saying that even though the speech seemed optimistic, the regime's position may not have changed.
Do you think Kim Jong-Un might actually be using this New Year as a chance to turn his country around and come together with their South Korean brethren?
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In another article, Huffington Post, Kim Jong-Un apparently made a lot of high profile miltary/governmental changes, wanting to...
"make a fundamental turnabout in their ideological viewpoint, work style and attitude."
He also pushed for the development of more advanced weapons, a "revolution" in science and technology and reunification with "compatriots" in South Korea, which elected a president last month who has vowed to open dialogue with Pyongyang after five years of tense ties.
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