DPRK military technology

The North Korean children’s cartoon “Yon-pil-po-lan” (link here and below) is a great example of the role that sate-controlled media plays in the socialist system: regime enhancement.  In this cartoon, a young pioneer dreams of using his school supplies to fight off the “Mi-jae (Miguk jugukjui)”—or “American imperialist”. 

The cartoon itself made me laugh because I have a feeling that the actual state of the DPRK’s military technology is probably not far off from that shown in this cartoon!

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2 Responses to “DPRK military technology”

  1. Para os que não gostam de liberdade de imprensa « De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum Says:

    […] Para os que não gostam de liberdade de imprensa Outubro 16, 2008 Posted by claudio in Uncategorized. Tags: liberdade de imprensa trackback Um exemplo de mídia controlada. […]

  2. James Oswald Says:

    Learn to use your protractor kids, or the Americans will come and kill you. That’s quite a powerful incentive to study.