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Open for Business: North Korea Seeks Foreign Money

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is the butt of more than his fair share of jokes around the world, but when it comes to economic investment, it may be time to start taking him seriously. Contributor Lila MacLellan writes about North Korea’s new push to attract foreign investment, from creating special economic zones to producing elaborate public relations videos. To those who can get past the bizarre elements of the endeavor, writes MacLellan, North Korea seems like a great opportunity akin to China in the 1980s.