US imposed new sanctions on North Korea - the most sanctioned country on the planet (see the huge list of sanctions in place from the SanctionsWiki below the page). Being also one of the poorest countries in the world (GDP per capita in North Korea more than 250 times less than in the richest nations, >85 times less the USA, >25 times less than South Korean one, even about 1.5 times less the Zimbabwe) North Korea has significant military power (look at the ranking on the left).
The sources of statistical information about North Korea are very limited. But some data, revealing country specific current conditions, are exists: for example, compare North Korea, South Korea, China and US profiles on radar charts below (numbers from Environmental Performance Index, 2014, and Fragile States Index (FSI), 2014).
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