Forbidden Fruit

As a fellow member of the "axis of evil," Kim Jong Il must have found the rapid fall of Saddam Hussein unsettling. But to North Korea's Dear Leader, America is not only a potential military enemy, but also an insidious moral threat. The danger posed is outlined in "On Vigorously Combating the Infiltration of Capitalist Ideology and Culture," a 16-page North Korean document which TIME has obtained. Stamped "For Internal Party Use Only" and purportedly distributed to senior Party officials late last year, the document asserts that the U.S., South Korea and Japan are besieging the North with pornographic videos, Hollywood...

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