A North Korean soldier recently fled across the border to South Korea and safety. He reportedly had hepatitis B and parasites. If North Korea can’t even keep its top soldiers healthy and fed, what must the rest of the country look like?
Author Steven W. Mosher joined today’s show to talk about his new book, “Bully of Asia: Why China’s Dream is the New Threat to World Order,” and analyze the mysterious North Korean regime and its relationship with China.
He explained his theory that the impoverished communist nation is staying alive thanks to trade with China – and why he believes North Korea could be stopped if China decided to stop accepting its only export, coal.
“You want to sanction China because China’s the one that’s propping it up,” Mosher said, adding that Kim Jong Un’s nuclear missiles should read “assembled in North Korea with Chinese components.”
For the full interview, listen here: