Of course, there are two sides to every story, despite what the mainstream Western chattering class would have us believe when discussing North Korea. Let me be clear: I am not endorsing the North Korean regime (not that it would matter to them anyway). But the caricatures we are presented daily by our media outlets and political leaders need to be nuanced. That is why other information sources are useful. Here are two interesting opinion pieces from Al Jazeera English that dare to consider the situation from the North Korean viewpoint:
Nuclear Orientalism by Tarak Barkawi
Korea: B2 bombers offering a path to peace? by Pepe Escobar
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