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Skeptics Wonder if North Korea is Exaggerating Drought Impact

There is some debate as to whether North Korea is being sincere or manipulative when it reported that the country is experiencing the “worst drought in 100 years.” While the international community has responded with increased offers of food aid, skeptics wonder if Pyongyang is exaggerating the drought’s impact to get around sanctions imposed for its nuclear program and other provocative acts. In June, the United Nations started raising alarms that a severe drought is expected to cause...

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