- By Isaac Stone FishIsaac Stone Fish is FP's Asia editor. A Mandarin speaker, he lived in China for seven years before moving to Washington, D.C. His articles have also appeared in the New York Times, the Economist, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, and he has appeared as a commentator on MSNBC, the BBC, NPR, Al Jazeera, and PRI, among others.
Since North Korea conducted its third nuclear test on Tuesday, Feb. 12, it’s published several incendiary propaganda videos — including one featuring President Barack Obama bursting literally into flame. For this installment of Bloggingheads, I spoke with North Korea analyst Chris Green about what we know about North Korean propaganda, how to get information from the world’s most closed society, and challenges with reporting on the country.
Watch the entire episode here; or see below for a clip on some of the choice rhetoric North Korea employs.