Nut Gets Nukes!
The news media focused on Kim Jong Il's peculiarities while missing the story on North Korea developing nuclear capabilities.
The source: “Paranoid, Potbellied Stalinist Gets Nuclear Weapons” by Hugh Gusterson, in Nonproliferation Review, March 2008.
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