- The North Korean government censors all outside media in order to prevent citizens from ever possibly discover that they may have a better life without it.
Of course, a revolution cannot occur until a counter-factual to the status-quo is presented. As North Korea is basically free of the internet, outside information, and foreign trade, its people live in an Orwellian state where they lack even the vocabulary to form ideas against the government, let alone act on them.
- Removing food aid would not help regime change.
- North Korea is a very weak country and even though we will win a war with them, we don’t want to fight it.