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HAPP Documents cited in UN Report on Human Rights in North Korea

Documents obtained, translated, and disseminated by the Wilson Center’s North Korea International Documentation Project were quoted from and cited ten times in the United Nations report on human rights in North Korea, released in February 2014.

North Korea and the Cuban Missile Crisis

NKIDP e-Dossier no. 12, "The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Origins of North Korea’s Policy of Self-Reliance in National Defense," is introduced by James F. Person and features 6 translated documents which demonstrate how the Cuban Missile Crisis transformed North Korea’s relations with Moscow and Beijing and nudged the country down a path of unsustainable military buildup that, in part, resulted in a nuclear weapons program and was responsible for the country’s economic difficulties in later decades.

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