North Korea has seized a Russian fishing boat within its territorial waters. The seizure says a lot about the richness of the fisheries off North Korea but also about their importance to the North Korean economy in a time of sanctions. What else are the North Koreans doing to keep their economy afloat? Host Marco Werman speaks with Neil Bhatiya, an economic and security expert at the Center for a New American Security.
Listen to the full conversation on PRI's The World.
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