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Get ready for this kind of fire another missile because he's gonna need to do something to get its citizens' minds all of their their money now all the -- -- reports that.
Global financial community -- and they only want banks of North Korea's currency as a joke.
Apparently so to north Koreans and record numbers.
There -- abandoning their own currency in favor of more stable -- from countries like China and get this the United States.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- And maybe the world stance because he had his military expert.
Every time things get really bad and North Korea its leaders have a history but doing all they can to deflect frustrated citizens attention.
Very good to have you general of what do you make of this -- retired US army general general Bob scales -- -- good man of whom I speak.
This that worries me every -- it is not just from an economic -- perspective but from someone who wants a -- -- perspective what do you make it.
I tell you what any time a society's.
Currency collapses or -- that society begins to use.
Currency or at least the urban only begins to use that currency is as sort of a you know means of trade.
That's a sign that the leadership of that particular society is -- getting to collapse.
And then you add to that this explosion of information in North Korea this is all relative deal.
But the urban elite particularly in Pyongyang is beginning not only to understand how their own economies in a shambles but the rest of the world's economy particularly that.
Of that nation to the to the south is is doing very very well.
That they rock underneath him John is beginning to fracture.
But wouldn't that worry that if -- let's see among the elite in North Korea and you're you're you're trying to.
For Democrats -- general the play this crisis.
And you know that people in your own country may be including your cells are -- your own currency -- -- almost any other currency.
You want to get out of dodge -- you can but but you can't but you certainly don't want stool on duet and then.
To go against the flow right.
Revolutions in these types societies don't come don't happen with -- has since there's no revolution.
In Asia the great danger is that the ruling the -- Principally the military bureaucratic and political -- In Pyongyang will get so sick of Kim Jong-un and -- -- circle that they try to take control and of course what that.
What -- -- they're the ones calling the Sox general what they're the ones saying look our country is its Alibaba baby if you -- -- Lob a few more missiles we'll get the -- minds off.
This stuff up -- -- Well of course that's right I mean this all of a sudden missile firing and Saber rattling is nothing more -- a means of deflecting attention.
Of the -- lead away from the misery that seems to be gripping North Korea ever since 2000 and I and win there.
Black market economy began to collapse so what you have is up very very thin -- at the top who were doing reasonably well certainly by North Korean standards.
But it's that middle management it's.
It's the colonels and the generals in the bureaucrats who are looking around thinking to themselves there's got to be a better way to do this.
That really risks Kim Jong lose grip on that country -- -- worse things get in the more people stop using the currency in a perverse sense the better things to get 200 solvents.
That's true and there and what she's in what you see in the country right now is this enormous sense of unease.
Among the bureaucrats among this this the sort of the merchant class -- certainly among the army will see what happens -- You know you're very good at this economic stuff that's the last -- -- -- you because.
-- almost -- good -- it on the general thank you very very much that's going to be a you can -- there's an interest and taxes anyway.
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